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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/8/1999 22:21 (Entered as : 7/08/99 22:21)
Reported: 7/27/1999 10:03
Posted: 8/10/1999
Location: Salem (NW part of town), OR
Shape: Changing
Duration: 8hrs
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object emitted other objects, The object emitted beams, The object changed color, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object, There were electrical or magnetic effects
((NUFORC Note: The report is not inconsistent with many reports of celestial bodies that we receive routinely.))

At first sight looked like star but kept moving almost in triangle upward motion. Colors kept changing as it moved upward. Am not sure exactly when it started but we noticed approxemitely 3-4 wks ago and was a lot further away. It seems to be getting closer and brighter each night. Also it seems as though there are smaller objects patroling around it as it moves. I wish I could get a photo of it but I have tried several cameras, they seem to fade when I get camera.

(See summary description) Also 7/26/99 we were observing the object and disappeared completely. Now it seemed to have done that the night before but it faded to look almost like a star, but there was still movement from and around the object. Another detail was that I observed was that 7/26/99 around 23:00 hrs... there was a lot of activity around it more than usual. At the very least there were 8 of them. I am working mother of 2 children I am really concerned about all of this activity that is going on, would like for someone to look into this.

Tried reporting to the proper authorities but was given the run around and directed to your website. I called my local airport, police and journalism sources but was ignored. (ALSO IF YOUR ORG. WILL ATTEMPT TO CALL ME I AM HOME AFTER 6PM...I SURE HOPE WE CAN FIND OUT WHAT IT IS)