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Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/5/1997 19:00
Reported: 12/28/1997 17:53
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Cheyenne, WY
Shape: Other
Duration:1.5 min
Summary : Seen a object in clear sky.looked like comet coming from south to north.lost tail half way across sky

I am an amatuer astronomer. I have photographed two comets.Spend many hours observing sky. this night i was setting on a bench with my dog Buddy looking at the clear night stars and jupiter,listening to baseball game on radio when a noticed what apeared to be a comet to the south headed north. It looked as if it was moving at satelight speed. I know comets dont move like this but that is what it looked like. ASs it moved to the north the tail begain to fade to nothing.