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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 12/12/2006 20:00 (Entered as : 12/12/06 20:00)
Reported: 1/2/2007 6:50:49 PM 18:50
Posted: 2/1/2007
Location: Iowa City, IA
Shape: Light
Duration: 3-4 seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
extremely bright green lights that moved quickly across the sky and down to the horizon

During the evening hours, I was sitting in our living room while talking with my wife. I was facing her to the south while she was sitting on a sofa in front of a big window in our living room. The curtains for the big bay window were pulled (as we normally do in during the winter months). Then, I suddenly saw what looked like a white/greenish streaking of light that quickly from the sky to the horizon and out of sight. The light moved from the southeast to the southwest. There is an airport near that part of Iowa City, but I have *never* in the past 5 years living in our house witnessed that bright of white/greenish light moving so quickly and then suddenly vanishing at the horizon. Furthermore, I have never seen anything so bright through our dark red curtains. Finally, I did not hear any kind of noise coming from the lights as when it finally disappeared on the horizon I immediately went to the window, pulled back the curtain, and listened for any aircraft noise (i.e., thinking it might have been an airplane landing at the airport). However, I did not hear a sound of something that large landing--it was silent. The event was a bit frightening and I haven't reported this to anyone until now. I can't remember the exact date, but hopefully someone else saw the same thing and will see this description.

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

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))