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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/24/2012 22:00 (Entered as : 07/24/12 22:00)
Reported: 7/25/2012 1:48:31 PM 13:48
Posted: 8/5/2012
Location: Ogden, UT
Shape: Light
Duration: one hour-ish
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object emitted other objects, The object changed color, The object made a sound, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
A strange, color-changing light, zigzag movements, ejecting three small lights, mimicking airplanes...

We were sitting somewhere on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail intending to watch the firework displays. Soon we noticed a light that wasn't flying in any particular direction. It was zigzagging back and forth, and changing colors - red, blue, and white/yellow. I noticed when airplanes were near, it would change it's light patterns to mimic an airplane. Eventually it ejected three small white glittery lights that fell slowly to the ground. A few minutes later and further in the distance another one did the same thing, but we didn't pay much attention to it after that. When the original one began flying away toward the south, we decided to walk back to our cars so we could keep watching it. It eventually flew out of view behind some mountains. Almost to our cars, we turned around and saw a large bright light hovering in the air. It was getting closer and closer until an airplane flew by. The bright light then switched into blinking airplane lights and began flying away in the same direction. It even sounded like an airplane as it flew over us, but I could make out its faint disc-shaped body, and I am convinced it was not just a helicopter or an airplane.

I have always been a very skeptical, critical person. There is a military base 20 miles-ish away, so it could have been some secret machinery. Who knows?

((NUFORC Note: Star?? PD))