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Occurred : 5/11/2006 20:30 (Entered as : 05/11/06 20:30)
Reported: 5/11/2006 7:39:17 PM 19:39
Posted: 5/15/2006
Location: Carlsbad, NM
Shape: Light
Duration:1 minute
Strange light moving by moon.

At approx. 8:30 pm this evening, my husband called for me to hurry up and come outside..above the moon was a white light.

It was moving downwards pretty rapidly, in a smooth, almost floating movement. There were no flashing lights on it that we could see. There was a sort of haze arount the object. We watched it continue down for about a minute before we lost it behind some trees. But, before it went behind the trees it seemed like it was beginning to fade out. It was way too slow for a meteorite but didn't seem like a regular aircraft.

Just so you know, my husband is a very conservative 53 year old man, I am a 48 year old grandmother of 5 and this is the second UFO sighting ( if indeed that is what it was) we have see from our front yard. The other incident was several years ago and was nothing like this sighting.


((NUFORC Note: International Space Station seen over Carlsbad at 20:22 hrs. on this date. Please see schedule, and URL's for the event below. PD))

10 May 1.3 21:34:45 10 WNW 21:36:35 21 WSW 21:36:35 21 WSW
11 May -0.9 20:22:47 10 NW 20:25:39 75 NE 20:28:05 13 SE
12 May 1.2 20:46:45 10 WNW 20:49:03 21 SW 20:51:05 11 S

http://www.heavens-above.com/passsummary.asp?lat=32.421&lng=-104.228&alt=951&loc=Carlsbad&TZ=MST&satid=25544&Date=38841.75&Mag=

http://www.heavens-above.com/gtrack.asp?date=38849.1011513491&lat=32.421&lng=-104.228&alt=951&loc=Carlsbad&TZ=MST&satid=25544