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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/1/2003 02:00 (Entered as : 08/01/2003 2:00)
Reported: 9/19/2003 11:01:31 AM 11:01
Posted: 9/24/2003
Location: Dorchester (UK/England),
Shape: Flash
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
looked like missiles being launched

About a month before mars was at its closest, i was looking at the moon when a bright star suddenly caught my attention (from above left of mars facing north), when i looked at it i realised it was moving and gradually getting smaller and dimmer, i kept looking after it disappeared (2-3 mins) and about 5 minutes later i saw a very dim light moving from pretty much exactly were mars was. as the new light reached the point where i noticed the previous bright light, it seemed to explode and got much lighter. it then followed the path of the previous light exactly (as near as i could tell)gradually fading out at the same point as the previous one.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))