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Occurred : 4/25/2002 00:30 (Entered as : ~ 4/25/02 ~12:30AM)
Reported: 5/3/2002 5:06:46 PM 17:06
Posted: 5/14/2002
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Shape: Light
Duration:2-3 minutes
A bright and wavering light in the east.

I was planning to view planetary alignment approximately 12:30/1:00am.

I was looking east(was veiwing from window and the sky was perfectly clear))when I when I noticed an incredibly bright light in the eastern part of the sky. I thoughtthat I had located one of the planets but after watching for a few seconds,the light appearedto be moving. I thought that maybe my eyes were not focusing so I stopped watching and tried to refocus. The movement was quick and seemed to be wavering and moving in an upward/downward(occasionallateral movement) pattern--watching this movement made me feel a little dizzy. The light was definitely not a planet or star.I thought about an airplane or the medical helicopter but this light did not move in the same pattern as a plane. The light seeemed to stay in the same general area and the movement was quick and erratic.

I went to get my husband and he also saw it briefly. It seemed to fade(into a yellowish color) and was gone. I have no idea what it was that I saw but it sure made me curious.