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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/17/2006 21:30 (Entered as : 05/17/06 21:30)
Reported: 5/21/2006 8:15:16 PM 20:15
Posted: 7/16/2006
Location: Benton County, MO
Shape: Light
Duration: 5 minutes
Moving lights across the sky

We went outside to look at the stars. Noticed a moving "star". It was very distant looking and we didn't see any flashing lights. It seemed to be moving quite fast for a plane or satellite. When it was almost overhead, it suddenly emitted an extremely bright light that had bluish tones to it. I would say the light shone for a couple of seconds then turned off. The "star" continued moving on until we finally lost it.

We saw at least 3 other ones just like it, moving in the same direction, from the south to the north in a period of 5 or 10 minutes. If you look straight at it, after awhile you would lose it unless you looked at it indirectly.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))