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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/7/1999 22:00 (Entered as : 03/07/99 2200)
Reported: 3/25/1999 17:09
Posted: 4/2/1999
Location: Arab, AL
Shape: Light
Duration: 45 minutes
Object in the night sky moving in an irregular pattern.

On the evening of March 7, 1999 I happened to step outside and look into the Eastern sky. There were no overcast conditions and my attention was drawn to a lighted object which looked like any other star except that it moved in irregular patterns. These patterns were a continuing sereis of short movements up, down, left and right with 90 degree turns. Occasionally the object would move in a semicircular fashion. When viewed through an 8 power binocular the object appeared no different than any of the many stars visible nearby. The object first appeared approximately 40 degrees above the Eastern horizon. I called my next door neighbor, who is a NASA engineer, to confirm my sighting. She observed the same object as I and had no explanation as to what it could possibly be.