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Occurred : 8/13/2011 21:15 (Entered as : 08/13/11 21:15)
Reported: 8/16/2011 6:12:59 PM 18:12
Posted: 8/21/2011
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Shape: Disk
Duration:15-20 seconds
Phoenix, Arizona 13 August 2011 Approximately 9:15 pm PDT (GMT -7) Disk Shaped (Domed Saucer shape, with multicolored, animated lights around rim) At approximately 9:15 pm local time, two individuals traveling southbound on the SR-51 Parkway, (South of Greenway, North of Cactus) became aware of a large, domed, saucer shaped object, above the freeway. The object appeared to be a solid “craft” or aerial vehicle of unknown type. (as opposed to just a set of lights in the sky) Duration of the sighting was brief, approximately 15 seconds, during which time the object performed various maneuvers, and displayed very unusual lights.

When first spotted, by the passenger (Right, front seat) the saucer shaped object was hovering, or flying very slowly, with it's circular plane horizontal, or parallel to the ground. It then tilted, or rotated towards the cars on the freeway, whereupon a single blue and red light (spaced closely together on the forward facing rim) illuminated, and then began “propagating” around the rim, in opposite directions. (Blue lights, clockwise, Red lights, counter-clockwise) At the same time, it became apparent, the saucer shaped object was domed on it's upper surface. Also, at the same time, the entire object, or craft was observed to rotate counter clockwise, while the lights around it's rim, remained stationary.

The object then began moving north, towards the observer's car, and vanished from sight. The two witnesses left the freeway at the next exit (Cactus Road) pulling over as soon as possible to try to spot the object again. While doing this, they observed another couple, apparently doing the same thing.

The driver of the witness car produced the attached drawing.