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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/29/2003 21:00 (Entered as : 09/29/2003 21:00)
Reported: 9/29/2003 9:35:21 PM 21:35
Posted: 10/7/2003
Location: Mercer County, KY
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 2 hrs. plus
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
i've watched the sky since the mid-60's, so I am fairly familiar with what is up there and what might be I pulled from my drive I noticed an odd object in the sky with sequenced lights hovering about plane height but not to the stars...I wish I had a better estimate...too low for a star or satelite, too high for a tower light. As I came into town, I watched for a policeman to stop but there were none, my son watched the object as I drove. It remained stationary altho a couple planes were also in the sky. We went into the store and when we came out about 45 min. later, it was gone. As I drove home, watching to see if I could spot it again, I saw it, originally in the western sky, now in the northern sky, same height and still hovering. We are 30 miles from an airport and I see planes all day and night but this was not a plane nor helicopter. I tried to find our telescope to see if I could focus it, but it was unavailable. After about an hour of checking back and forth, the object was no longer anywhere that I could see. But the entire time I did see it, it never seemed to change altitude or position, when it was in the west or in the north. There are many planes here and in the morning and early evening, the sun reflects off them and they shine like a bright orange cigar traveling across the sky. This was not the case.