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Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/28/2001 03:20 (Entered as : 042801 0320)
Reported: 5/1/2001 19:22
Posted: 8/5/2001
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Shape: Light
Duration:seven seconds
Above cloud layer radical course change.

I had awoken and decided to step out side for a cigarette. I steped out the back door and glanced up at the sky and noticed that the the sky was about 60% overcast with wispy clouds, I turned to look to the north west and all of the sudden I saw a round light about the size of a silver dollar at arms length showing through the clouds, moving from approx 290 degrees heading southeast. As I turned rapidly to follow the path visually, it seemed to alter its course approx 10 degrees ( this was not an arc correction but almost a bent angle) My brain could not accept what my eyes had just seen. There is no way to estimate the altitude or speed of the object, as it was above the cloud layer. I have given this very deep thought for 3 days before attempting to write this down, as the whole episode has been very unsettling for me.