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Occurred : 12/16/2002 06:30 (Entered as : 12/16/02 06:30)
Reported: 12/16/2002 8:17:31 PM 20:17
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Shape: Circle
Duration:1.5 hours
((NUFORC Note: We suspect a twinkling star, perhaps Sirius, or perhaps Venus, located in the eastern sky. PD))

Bright wheel looking light, changing colors and size

It caught our attention because it was so bright, and it was illuminating a smaller object just below it that had no light. The object originally appeared to be vertically oblong, and the object below it appeared to be a smaller metal sphere. We got the digital camera out to zoom in closer, and observed that there were bright blue and green lights surrounding the object, with a red flashing light on it's right side.

As we watched, the larger object would reduce slightly in size, then change to a purple and green color around it's edge, then seemed to 'explode' into a much larger array of light, probably three times it's original size, and highly resembled a wagon wheel with smaller lights on the tip of each spoke and single bright light in the center. The object at that time would be spinning. This can be observed and appears to be obvious on our video tape.

The color of it at that time would change into different intensities of pinks, yellows, greens and sometimes blue and red. Then, the object would again reduce in size back to it's original appearance.

The smaller object did not come out on any of our video, yet was obvious without the aid of any magnification. But because it was only shown by the reflecton of the light from the larger object, this evidentally caused it not to show up because of light and dark filters on our camera.

Our video is approximately 15 minutes long and we also have several good still shots taken off the tape as well.