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Occurred : 9/14/2002 01:00 (Entered as : 9/14/02 1:00am)
Reported: 9/15/2002 11:48:31 AM 11:48
Posted: 2/5/2003
Location: Portland, OR
Shape: Circle
Duration:20 min
circular object hovers over portland

one lighted circular object was sighted NxNE hovering at a 45 degree angle above portland.The object appeared to 'hop' in a tight pattern for about 20 min.

Several attempts were made to observe it's relationship to ground objects.No sound was coming from the object and as cloud cover began to move below the object it was observed that the clouds were backlit by light coming from the object.Clouds covered it completely after awhile.