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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/21/2009 22:00 (Entered as : 21/jul/09 22:00)
Reported: 7/21/2009 11:17:35 PM 23:17
Posted: 8/5/2009
Location: Topeka, KS
Shape: Fireball
Duration: hour
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
One or several bright lights seen over Topeka, KS flashing, streaking and disappearing in the sky.

at approx 2200 i was outside smoking when i noticed a bright object that looked mu like a planet does. The object began to move then blinked out. A few seconds later it reappeared and streaked across the sky. I told my wife and we went back out. About 10 minutes later the object reappeared this time it would pulsate, then blink out then flash then blink out again moving from east to west.

After it blinked out for the last time a second object (may have been same one unsure) appeared back in the firsts original location and did the same thing in the exact same path before streaking off like a shooting star.

After about another half an hour the object appeared once more this time moving in the opposite path as it originally did then blinked out, about ten minutes went by and it appeared for the last time this time it was much brighter before blinking out and not coming back.

From where I was sitting all of the objects were moving around and in the square part of the big dipper (it did move out of the formation but that is where I spotted it each time at the beginning).

Each time it was spotted several aircraft would circle the area to include a helicopter that I heard but could not see.