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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/7/2004 23:48 (Entered as : 05/07/2004 23:48)
Reported: 5/7/2004 11:21:08 AM 11:21
Posted: 5/10/2004
Location: Bangkok (Thailand),
Shape: Light
Duration: 10-15minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Floating star like objects (hundreds) rising up slowly in the sky, looks like small red stars visible for 10-15mins before dissapearing

I'm not sure of what I saw just minutes ago. Before I forget any of the details I would like to report what I saw. I live in the middle of the city in a highrise apartment building on the 17th floor. I was watching TV and then my husband told me there was sparks at the sky. So he got my attention and I looked out at the window and sure enough there was something peculiar. At first there was only a few of these red lights or these red star like objects. There was a tall building blocking a part of my panoramic view of the sky, so it looked like these objects are coming from behind that building. And then it kept on coming, lots and lots of it... I'd say hundreds or more, lots of them! And they floated upwards toward the sky slowly, dispersing themselves as they move, distancing themselves from each other (from my point of view). There was no sound and we were just watching it in awe. Never seen anything like it. I'm a UFO skeptic and also a backyard astronomer. I'd like to call this a natural phenomenon, but nothing fits the description. What ever it is that I saw I highly doubt that its a meteor shower, because it doesn't come from a point in the sky. Rather it comes from just above the horizon and floated upwards, traveling from west to north of the night sky before it dissapeared slowly. It wasn't a firework either, there was no noise at all. I'm pretty sure other people would see it, because it happened in the center of Bangkok.

((NUFORC Note: We assumed that the witness might have been looking at a fireworks display, or something along those lines, but if she has experience as an astronomer, she should have been able to rule out such a possibility at the time of the sighting. PD))