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Occurred : 6/14/2000 19:30 (Entered as : 06/14/00 19:30)
Reported: 6/15/2000 21:08
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Greenfield, IL
Shape: Other
Duration:15 min.
Irregular shape with twinkling lights.

I walked to my backyard and in the sky to the west I saw what looked like a bunch of twinkling christmas lights in a sort of v pattern. The lights blinked one at a time in a racing pace. There was no pattern to the blinking. There was no sound from this object. After watching it for about 5 minutes I noticed an airplane coming past it from the south-there was no similarity. I watched it for about 15 minutes(until I could no longer see it). Actually, I couldn't really tell if it was a v. The lights were spaced in an irregular formation. I would say that the space between these lights were probably 1/3 of the size of the moon, and there were many lights. Since the pattern of the blinking was so irregular, it was hard for me to figure out the shape-I do know that it was not in the shape of an airplane, helicopter, or blimp. When I first noticed it I was approximately a half mile from it.