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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/19/2000 01:30 (Entered as : 6-19-00 1.30 am)
Reported: 6/28/2000 19:07
Posted: 7/11/2000
Location: Clearlake, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration: 30 sec
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Bright Flashes

All we saw was the craft flying over and is flashed three times about ten seconds apart ... It was a satilite or plane ... the flashes were very bright and you could tell that they were very high in altitude ... Thats it

((NUFORC Note: We do not have much information to work with here, but the description is reminiscent of a tumbling rocket booster ("ullage") in orbit. Like a baseball bat thrown by a batter, a rocket will tumble, making its brightness in the night sky fluctuate. PD))