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Occurred : 7/4/1998 22:55 (Entered as : 070498 22:55)
Reported: 7/8/1998 03:22
Posted: 2/11/2003
Location: Burien (looking SW, three tree point to Vashon Island), WA
Shape: Light
Duration:7 min
Ball of light trailing tail, white. changed direction several times, no noticeable lights blinking or sound. 2000 to 2500 ft elevation. Appeared from the south heading north at 10:55. Observed for 1 min. went in got video camera and taped about 4 to 5 min of object. It appeared to change directions from south to west and back east then to the north also appeared to stop on occasion, which could be when it was headin at at us. I went in and viewed the object from our binoculars, which were set up in our kitchen window. The object filled the viewing from the binoculars to where I had to back off the distance. Once in focus A very bright obscure light with a trailing tail was visable. I followed it in a northerly direction, the object appeared to seperate into three different balls of light. I then went back out on my deck where mywife was still watching the object, I agin started to video the object.Approximately 15 min after first seeint the object it was no longer visable.