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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/24/2003 03:30 (Entered as : 08/24/2003 03:30)
Reported: 11/7/2004 9:44:30 PM 21:44
Posted: 11/9/2004
Location: Venice, NE
Shape: Flash
Duration: 3 seconds
Flash explanation

I have come to speculate that what I witnessed the night of my report of a flash, is none other than what is considered to be a Cosmic Burst as defined by Astrophysasist (please correct my spelling). I saw a special on Iowa public television and this fits the perfect explanation of what I witnessed. Supposidly these are very rare to be witnessed by the human eye. Thank you

((NUFORC Note: Witness provides no other details about the incident he describes. We believe that the possibility of a flare from an Iridium satellite would have to be ruled out, before we could conclude that the witness had observed a celestial explosion. PD))