NUFORC Sighting 62621

Occurred: 2008-04-18 19:55 Local
Reported: 2008-04-18 23:56 Pacific
Duration: 5 sec - Ten minutes?
No of observers: 2

Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA

Shape: Light
Characteristics: Left a trail, Aircraft nearby, Electrical or magnetic effects

White Sphere darts from in front of the moon towards Test Site with possible electronic effects.

While on the job (which requires both witnesses to be outside for several hours) at approximately 19:55 PM, I noticed at a medium altitude a strange pulsing red "dart" (I've seen plenty of F-15s, F-18s, even B-1B Spirits while on the job due to the job's location under an Air Force flight path, and this seemed like a military airplane with its lights on) fly at an abnormal (faster than Air Force aircraft normally fly in the area) and leave a strange fog behind it (looked like a vapor trail but was highly visible against a dark sky), and I point this out to the coworker next to me.

He sees it, and we talk for a moment about it, then he turns, yells and points to the moon, upon which I see a white dot of light accelerate from in front of moon north towards the Nevada Test Site. After traveling several degrees in the vision in just a second or so, it had accelerated to the point it was no longer visible.

After this I began marking times using a function on my watch, and at 8:06 I noticed another one of the red darts. During the next hour the sky around our job is filled with air planes and helicopters deviating from the normal flight path into North Las Vegas Airport to circle around the area.

When I leave the job for home at around 22:30, I check to see if my laptop (which I don't normally leave in there) was okay, at which point I find the backpack and the laptop to be both hot to the touch (I've never had this problem before), with the laptop already fully powered on. The laptop has only an effective battery life of 70 minutes, and was not at full capacity the last time I used it, which was around 18:00. Out of curiosity, I touch the back of my hand to the car stereo, and it is also hot to the touch.

This is not the first time I've seen "white spheres" or dots over this part of the city. In fact, this is the third time in less than a year, but the first time I reported the incidents.

Posted 2008-06-12

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