NUFORC Sighting 62598

Occurred: 2008-04-15 20:30 Local
Reported: 2008-04-16 12:25 Pacific
Duration: 15-20 minutes
No of observers: 1

Location: St. Albans, VT, USA

Shape: Light
Characteristics: Lights on object

Unidentifiable light, disappeared.

The following occurred on the evening of April 15, 2008 just after 8:30pm, it was a clear night with temperature around 50 degrees, the moon was half full and there was no wind.

I was facing west and there was a bright light in the sky. I am familiar with the celestial bodies, this did not fall into that category and was much brighter than the ISS. It almost appeared as if a plane was heading directly in my direction and I was in direct line of its lights (hope that makes sense).

I continued to stare at it and noticed that it was barely moving. I looked for the familiar flashing lights normally spotted on planes, they were absent (for the record, my vision is better than 20/20). Then it began to slowly move south at the same time the light began to dim and flicker a bit. Then it moved north and came to a stop, then the light started to grow brighter.

At that point I thought to myself that this might be something a bit more interesting. I ran into the house and asked my husband to come out quick to see and ran back out. It was still in the same spot as before. The light began to move south again and then it disappeared. It hovered over Lake Champlain around the Grand Isle area. I stayed outside for another ten minutes, just in case. But nothing else happened,

I viewed this from my home in St. Albans, Vermont.

Posted 2008-04-17

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