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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 12/20/2004 20:00 (Entered as : 12/20/104 20:00)
Reported: 10/14/2005 3:37:29 AM 03:37
Posted: 10/20/2005
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Shape: Unknown
Duration: About 15-30 Minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
A Cluster of Fixed White Lights Hovering Over Fairbanks Alaska is Seen From Wal~Mart.

Memory is fuzzy. However, I think it was about 5 - 8 PM after work, sometime between December 2004 to January 2005.

I had just finished work at Wal~Mart and myself and another coworker were warming up our vehicles getting them ready to leave for home. We both noticed a cluster of white balls of light in the sky to the South of us. We conversed a little bit about it and concluded that it must have been an Airplane coming in to the Airport.

Our location is at the East end of Airport Way. The Airport runway is at the West end of Airport Way. We assumed that it was an Airplane preparing to land coming in from the East. It was moving slowly. The Lights seemed Fixed. In other words, if a person were to measure the distances between the lights during the 15 - 30 minute period I observed the phenomenon they would have stayed at a constant in relation to each other. So the cluster of lights seemed to be from one solid structure. There was no noise.

It was a crystal clear night with temperatures well below freezing.

After we determined it was an Airplane I got in my car and drove home. My home was to the south so I was able to watch it as I drove home. At the time I arrived at my appartment I went inside and then went out onto the balkcony. The object was still there and had not moved as fast as I would believe an airplane would coming into the Airport. I began to realise that it was not an airplane. It was just moving to slow for it to keep itself up.

I watched it for a short period of time and further concluded that it was something conventional that I was not used to. Having some understanding of Government, Military, and Area 51 Research I thought it was of no concern of mine and that even if it was a UFO it would only be another video tape of Balls of light against a Night Sky.

I did notice that it seemed to be larger than a Conventionsl Airline Aircraft. However, there were too many variables to make any opinion of what it was. But there was definitely something there, whether it be conventional or non conventional air or space craft.

Later my coworker agreed that he thought it was a UFO and not an Air Craft.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))