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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/22/2005 15:00 (Entered as : 10/22/2005 15:00)
Reported: 10/25/2005 3:14:08 AM 03:14
Posted: 11/3/2005
Location: Silver City, NM
Shape: Light
Duration: 20 minutes
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Daytime sighting of white "star-like" objects that moved in formations and also had the ability to suspend themselves motionless.

I was out in the front of my house on Saturday afternoon, 10/22/05, when I heard a jet go over and I looked up to see where it was.

I live on two private acres on the outskirts of Silver City, NM.

The jet had broken the sound barrier and was way out of sight, it was long gone - I never did see it.

However, the more I looked at the sky I began to see something else come into focus. Straight up, and directly above my head, I saw what appeared to be no more than just a white object - just a white point of light. It hung motionless. The object looked kind of like what a very bright star might look like during the middle of the day, and it appeared to be very, very high up, but I had nothing to relate size to, so I can't exactly gauge altitude.

The sky was clear and bright blue, and it was between 3:30 and 4:00 (MST)in the afternoon.

The more my eyes became accustomed to the sky I realized another identical object to the right of the one I had been looking at. It also appeared motionless. On further observation I soon located a third identical white object above the two I was looking at, and the three of them together formed a triangle.

They remained completely suspended for several minutes and did not move. They were all, in fact, stationary when I first located them.

Suddenly the two objects which flanked the middle one fanned out to form what was now an arc. This was the first movement I witnessed. Their movements were sudden for having been suspended for so long.

Once they had formed an arc formation they once again quit movement and suspended themselves again. They were all equally spaced in this formation.

After a couple more minutes I noticed a fourth identical object coming out of the southeast at a very high rate of speed. It approached the middle object in the arc formation and suddenly came to a very quick stop next to it. It looked as if it was going to bump the middle object. In fact, I have described the fourth object as racing in and "flirting or dancing" with the other object. It would approach it as if it was going to bump it and then it would back off and repeat the motion.

Suddenly the two other white objects, which had remained stationary all this time in their formation, fanned out again, but this time to line up in a perfectly straight line with the middle object which was still being "taunted" by the fourth object. Once the three lined up they suddenly started moving northwest at a consistant speed and evenly spaced. During the duration none of these objects ever changed shape or color.

Soon the original three were gone over the horizon. The fourth white point (object) remained suspended where it had been when the others left it. After a few minutes it began to slowly move in the same northwest direction as the others. I watched it move quite a distance, much more and it would have disappeared over the horizon like the others, and then it suddenly stopped and suspended itself again.

Coming out of the southeast was a fifth identical white object also traveling at a very fast speed. It was headed directly for the "straggler," the fourth object, which remained motionless. Again, this object seemed to "dance" with the other object once it got close to it. It went through the same taunting motions, and would make passes at the other object, looking almost like it was going to hit it.

After a minute or so of this "activity" the fifth and newest object proceeded alone on the same northwest course as the others. The "straggler" remained suspended for a few more minutes before it too resumed the same northwest direction.

The full experience of what I have just described took place over about a 20 minute time period.

I have checked our local news and have talked to a few people around town and no one has made mention of seeing anything like this. I would be more than interested in knowing if there is anyone in my vicinity who may have witnessed the same thing I did.

I have never seen anything like it, nor can I think of anything that "we" know of that would act in such a manner in space.

This is my first sighting.