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Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/4/2001 06:00 (Entered as : 01/04/01 0600)
Reported: 1/5/2001 17:15
Posted: 2/25/2003
Location: Beeville, TX
Shape: Flash
Duration:5 sec.
A star turned very bright and then fade away in the southern early mourning sky.

At 6 am in the southern sky about 30 degrees up one of the stars seemed to suddenly glow very bright and then slowly fade away to nothing. The whole event took about 5 to 10 seconds.

((NUFORC Note: We suspect the witness may have observed the flare of an Iridium satellite. PD))