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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 12/15/1966 17:30 (Entered as : 12/15/66 17:30)
Reported: 12/5/2005 11:28:35 AM 11:28
Posted: 12/16/2005
Location: Webster City, IA
Shape: Sphere
Duration: 2 minutes
Two silent and slowly moving red spheres suddenly accelerate and vanish.

I was about twelve years old and collecting for my paper route. I had been out about a half hour and was walking next to a school yard. It was a crisp, cold, winter evening. The sky was clear. As I walked through a large open area between the school and my next customer's house, I looked up to marvel at the number of stars I could see. I then noticed two red lights directly above me. At first I thought I was looking at an airplane, but quickly realized that wasn't what it was. There was absolutely no noise, and the red lights were perfectly round. The light was solid and didn't blink. It wasn't defuse and didn't radiate which gave me the impression I was looking at bright colored spheres or discs, possibly illuminated from within, and not actual lights. The two discs moved together across the sky, one after the other, slightly staggared, not side-by-side. They moved very slowly. I remember thinking they were about the size of dimes. I could not tell how high up they were, but they were higher than the tree tops. I do not remember seeing anything solid between the lights. I saw them as two separate objects and not lights at either end of something else. They were fairly close together, about twice their individual diameters apart. What made this memorable for me is I immediately recognized them as something unusual and strange. It was like nothing I had ever seen or heard about. I remember the sensation of heaviness, and a strong feeling of anxiety. I was unable to move, and I believe this was due to fear. I stood frozen and watched two perfectly round, slowly moving, silent, red spheres move across the sky for about two minutes when they suddenly accelerated away very quickly to pin points and then disappeared.

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