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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/3/2004 15:30 (Entered as : 10/03/2004 15:30)
Reported: 10/19/2004 9:44:01 PM 21:44
Posted: 10/27/2004
Location: Merritt (Canada), BC
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 5 mins appox.
Characteristics: The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object
the bright round object, with a short tail, stopped in its flight towards earth, turning sideways the silver disc then travelled east

At first we thought we were looking at a comet;a bright light with a short tail coming down towards earth very fast, then it stopped and seemed to turn side ways, and looked like a silver disc. It stayed there for awhile and then moved away towards the west. As we were travelling in a car our view became blocked for a moment by trees and when we were passed the trees we could not longer see this object. The colour did not change it remained silver but seemed to shimmer as it stayed stationary in the sky for a few moments. We probably viewed it for 5 - 10 mins.