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Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/17/1999 22:57 (Entered as : 08/17/99 22:57)
Reported: 8/17/1999 20:43
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Shape: Light
Duration:18 minutes
Sighted a ball of light in the SW sky. It would flash red,green, and white while dimming and brightening.

Weather was mostly clear, approx 70 degrees F, with a waning quarter moon in the S SE. A ball of light flashing red, green and white would dim and brighten while moving back and forth slowly in a concise area of the SW sky.

((NUFORC Note: Report is not inconsistent with sighting of "twinkling" stars in the night sky.))