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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/30/2004 21:00 (Entered as : 10/30/2004 21:00)
Reported: 10/31/2004 9:41:29 AM 09:41
Posted: 11/2/2004
Location: Thornton, TX
Shape: Sphere
Duration: 1.5-2.0 sec.
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object, The object emitted beams
While siting in the front yard conversing with a friend and skywatching for meteors a bright blue violet light appeared rising over the northeast horizon as we focused our attention to it a large perfectly symetrical grey dome appeared to rise beneath this blinding blue violet light to the height of 5-6 deg. We viewed this evenly rising dome bathed in blue violet for approx. 1.5 sec. before it vanished. Our first thoughts where a nuclear detonation or natural gas explosion. The diameter was about 3 dia. of the moon which was to the East. Est. distance away, 10 miles to hundreds.

No sound or shockwave. The light lite up 1/2 of the sky. Size of dome 1000s of feet to miles across. We thought at that moment people must of been killed because of the shear energy of such an event, something this large and bright must of has huge amounts of energy inside. It remains a mystery to me what it was.