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Occurred : 8/1/2005 03:15 (Entered as : 08/01/2005 03:15)
Reported: 8/1/2005 2:20:07 AM 02:20
Posted: 9/2/2005
Location: Ottumwa, IA
Shape: Light
Duration:15 minutes
Star or planet - when seen in binoculars, five lights in a circle, one in the middle - flashing a rainbow of colours - moved miles East

I've been on a kick with seeing UFOs, this is the second I've seen this month.

I saw what looked to be a large star, maybe a planet. I thought the colours were changing..too quickly and too many colours for a star. It wasn't a twinkle, but it looked more like light flashing off a diamond very quickly, showing off its rainbow of colours.

Anyways, I looked at it through binoculars, and I could see at least five lights in a circle, with one light in the middle, all changing colours. I went and got my dad to get up and look at the "star." He grabbed the binoculars, looked in the same area, and couldn't see anything. I looked in that area and it was gone.

I then looked to the East of where it just was (a few inches if you were to hold your hand out arm-length), and it was there, except not as bright, like it was hiding as a dimmer star. I couldn't tell exactly how many lights there were, but like I said there were at least six (five in a circle formation, one in the middle).