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Occurred : 11/22/2003 14:10 (Entered as : 11/22/2003 14:10)
Reported: 11/22/2003 1:08:10 PM 13:08
Posted: 11/26/2003
Location: Spartanburg, SC
Shape: Other
Duration:10 minutes
Eight, small star-like objects were seen floating and moving after a plane passed, then they disappeared

First of all, this is not a "flying saucer" report; we just didn't know where to go to report what we saw.

At 14:10 (EST) in Spartanburg, South Carolina, exiting a building, and looking almost exactly east, a plane was seen coursing across the sky. Immediately after observing the contrail forming, the two observers saw 8 (eight) objects in the sky, appearing like stars (relatively the same size, but more metallic-silvery-shiney in appearance than a star at night) in the blue, daylight sky. These objects had no apparent formation, but they were moving slowly. Almost 7 (seven) minutes into observing these objects, 6 (six) of the objects appeared to have a two-by-three formation: two columns, three in each column, almost equidistant in space in relation to each other. After roughly 10 (ten) minutes of observation, the 8, star-like objects could not be seen; it was as if they had slowly vanished from the observers' sight.

This is speculation: We thought the objects we saw were parachutes for a while, but we deduced that, given the time we observed the objects, we would have seen them increase in size/get larger and more apparent. However, the objects appeared to slowly decrease in size and then vanish over time. We finally concluded that we had no idea what these objects were.