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Occurred : 12/15/2003 19:00 (Entered as : 12/15/2003 19:00)
Reported: 12/16/2003 1:05:00 PM 13:05
Posted: 12/19/2003
Location: Gainesville, FL
Shape: Light
Duration:3 hours
Stars flashing and moving

Was out in the country taking the trash out for my Grandmother and I noticed a really bright star(brightest I've seen). It was in the west part of the sky at around 19:00. Thought it must have been a planet or something to be so big and bright. It didn't move any.

Then a few minutes later I saw a dim star directly above me that was moving. Nothing special but one constant light(like a star) moving across the sky from south to north. Not a plane because it had no strobes. Looked like a star moving at about the speed a plane would move at except it looked to be at an extreme altitute.

Then when I was leaving at 21:30 I looked and both of the earlier ones were gone. I happened to look around again and saw something odd in the east part of the sky. Another big star except this one looked like it was rotating and the light was changing color. It did not move but it was flashing from white to blue to green and to red. It looked like a star that was going super nova or something because of all the colors. I also noticed about 5 planes in the sky, 2 of which were heading directly at it. Then as I drove home I kept looking for it then when I got home it looked like it had moved farther east because it was smaller but still flashing.

Can't say any of it was a UFO for sure. Could of been something with the atmosphere or increased light pulution as I got to my house. Either way it was cool to watch and not something normal. There were no sounds.