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Occurred : 11/17/2002 23:15 (Entered as : 11/17/02 23:15)
Reported: 11/23/2002 12:38:25 AM 00:38
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Reedley, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:15 minutes
Strange light observed over small california town.

I went outside to look at the stars. Out of the corner of my eye, I noticed a particularly bright star. I thought to myself "i don't recognize that star". I don't know much about astronomy, but I look at the sky a lot at night. As I stared, I realized it was moving very slowly. No flashing lights like a plane, and much too slowly. About 15 minutes passed as I watched it. As I realized it was getting brighter, it sped up, and looked like it was fading. About 2 seconds later, it was gone. It had travelled about 4 times the distance it had traversed in the last 15 minutes in that final move. Then it was gone.