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Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/15/1999 02:45 (Entered as : 05/15/99 02:45)
Reported: 6/2/1999 03:48
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Palm Desert, CA
Shape: Changing
Duration:45 SECONDS
((NUFORC: This description is consistent with the launch of a missile out of Vandenburg AFB on Saturday, May 22, 1999, at 0236 hrs.. Possibly, the witness erred in recording the date of the incident, and reports here the launching of that missile.))


BRIGHT ORANGE OBJECT WITH WHITE BRIGHT TRAIL TAILING FROM BEHIND LIGHTING UP THE WHOLE MOUNTAIN SIDE, TAIL DISAPERED OBJECT DIMED SLIGHTLY INTO A YELLEOWISH COLOR THAT BROKE INTO 3 DIFFERENT OBJECTS FOR A PERIOD OF ABOUT 10 SECONDS AND THEN WENT BACK TOGATHER, THEN DIMMED TO ALMOST NOTHING AND THEN BECAME BRIGHT FOR 5 SECONDS AND THEN A REAL BRIGHT LIGHT AND IT WAS GONE.