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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/20/2002 20:30 (Entered as : 01/20/02 20:30)
Reported: 1/20/2002 6:48:05 PM 18:48
Posted: 1/29/2002
Location: Dry Fork, VA
Shape: Light
Duration: 5 SECONDS
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object changed color
ROUND GREEN / BLUE LIGHTED OBJECT @ 800' ELEVATION SEEN FOR ABT. 5 SECONDS

THIS INFORMATION WAS RECEIVED AT 21:09 HRS. OF 20 JAN 02 AT A 911 CENTER IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA.

A COUNTY RESIDENT RELAYED THAT AT APPROXOIMATELY 20:30 HOURS HE HAS SEEN THE FOLLOWING.

HE WAS STANDING BESIDE A RESIDENCE, FACING EAST AND OBSERVED AT A DISTANCE OF WHAT HE THINKS WAS ABOUT 200 FEET A LARGE GREEN LIGHT. THE LIGHT WAS ROUND IN SHAPE AND APPEARED TO BE ABOUT 800 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. SEEING THE GREEN LIGHT FOR ONLY APPROXIMATELY 2-3 SECONDS, THE LIGHT THEN MOVED TOWARDS THE SOUTH FOR A SHORT DISTANCE AND THEN BECAME BLUE IN COLOR. THE TOTAL DURATION OF THE SIGHTING WAS LESS THAN FIVE SECONDS. THE AEA OF THE SIGHTING IS IN A RURAL AREA AND IS CONSIDERED A GOOD DARK SKY AREA BY AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS. THE APPROX. ELEVATION OF THE SIGHTING AREA IS 500 TO 600 FEET ABOVE SEA LEVEL. THERE WAS NO SOUND OF ANY TYPE HEARD FROM OR NEAR THE OBJECT SIGHTED. THE WRITTER OF THIS REPORT IS RELATED TO THE PERSON CALLING THE 911 CENTRE. THE WRITTERS RELATIVE HAS FULL CONFIDENCE IN WHAT THE PERSON SEING THE OBJECT HAS REPORTED. NOTE:SEVERAL PEOPLE WALKED THE AREA ON THE FIELD OVER WHICH THE LIGHT WAS OBSERVED. THE PEOPLE HAS STRONG HAND LAMPS. NO MARKINGS WERE SEEN IN THE FIELD. THE WX OF THIS AREA IS APPROX. 34 F, 86 % HUMIDITY, AND CLEAR SKIES. ALSO NOTE: THE SIZE OF THE LIGHT WAS GUESSED TO BE APPROX. THE SICE OF A LARGE TELEVISION SATILITE DISH.