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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/24/1998 01:30 (Entered as : 09/24/98 01:30)
Reported: 9/24/1998 23:08
Posted: 9/26/1998
Location: Bowling Green, OH
Shape: Flash
Duration: 5 seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
We saw a bright oval shaped flash of white light that traveled across the sky near the horizon.

My friend and I are both students at Bowling Green State University. Last night at about 1:30 am, we decided to take a study break and walk around outside. After about 1 minute, we saw an object near the horizon. It was a small circular white light that was traveling at a slow speed. Since there is an airport nearby, we thought we were seeing the landing lights of an airplane. However, the object slowed to a stop and then emitted a white flash and disappeared. The flash was not very bright, but yet it seemed to cover the entire sky. We estimated the object's distance to be about 2 or 3 miles. We heard no sound.