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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/28/1968 18:15 (Entered as : 02/28/1968 6:15 PM)
Reported: 4/25/2022 1:34:33 AM 01:34
Posted: 5/31/2022
Location: McKenzie Bridge, OR
Shape: Disk
Duration: 6 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object emitted other objects, The object emitted beams
Very unusual disc shaped object observed through a telescope with 7 pinpoint lights rotating around it like the second hand of a clock.

I was 14 when this object was observed and I was able to track it for about 6 seconds through the telescope. It was like nothing I had seen in the UFO magazines at newsstands or paperbacks and have not seen anything since in UFO literature. No flashing lights, no sound, and I had excellent vision and hearing back then. The object was in focus because I normally focused the telescope on the distant mountains before sunset.The outside edges of the main bright disc and the two dark objects inside had a sharp edge to them but the area inside of the edges was similar to extreme limb darkening that gave it an almost surreal look about it. Seven bright star like pinpoint lights in a strait line staying exactly lined up as they uniformly rotated around the main object, like the second hand of a clock only about twice as fast. I have many books on telescope and eyepiece optics and aberrations, but I know this was not lens flare or any other aberrations for the object and the stars stayed the same as it crossed the field of view. I have had of thousands of hours observing through telescopes and binoculars.