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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/15/2001 22:10 (Entered as : 07/15/01 22:10)
Reported: 7/20/2001 20:46
Posted: 8/5/2001
Location: Tulsa, OK
Shape: Cross
Duration: 15 seconds
Sighting of a large object that appeared as a V laying on its right side moving basically south to north east of Tulsa.

I was out in my back yard looking for satellites and shooting stars with a night vision device. I had seen several satellites before I noticed the most remarkable shape emerging from behind my roofline. Looking toward the east, I saw a perfect V-shape at approximately 50 degrees up from ground level and moving in what I would guess to be a south-southwest to north-northeast direction. The V was laying on its right side. It looked like a flying "less than" symbol. Only two edges were visible. From what I could tell, there was no third line to connect the two arms. There were no lights on it. It moved very smoothly in only one direction. It had to be very large. There was no noise whatsoever. I tried to see if the area between the two arms would block out light as it passed between my position and a star. It looked as though the starlight was blocked out until both arms passed the star. Only the two edges were distinctly visible, but they were very straight, very symmetrical and came to a very sharp point. I'm not sure that I would have seen it without the night vision device. I couldn't say how far away it was, but my feeling was that it was many miles away and quite high. The sight of it was actually stunning. I truly could not place this object anywhere within my frame of reference. I've never seen anything remotely like it. I can't believe that anything this large and so incredibly unique would escape the attention of our military. After having seen this object and thinking about it for several days, I really think its time somebody in a position of responsibility stepped forward with some real answers.