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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/16/2007 18:45 (Entered as : 111607 18:45)
Reported: 11/16/2007 6:24:09 PM 18:24
Posted: 11/28/2007
Location: Blue Springs, MO
Shape: Light
Duration: 30 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Moving lights in northern sky over Missouri, [6] visible with night vision scope [2] with naked eye.

NUFORC Today, November 16, 2007, at approximately 6:40pm c.s.t, while relaxing in my hottub on the back deck, I noticed two lights, one very bright to the naked eye and another one of less intensity. The brighter one was crossing the sky from south to slightly northeast, while the lesser light moved on a southeast to northwest heading on what appeared to be an intercept course. I watched them move until they were both obscured by the lattice barrier on my deck. This is only part of the events that followed.

Since I have a quality IR monocular for night vision, I decided to obtained it from within my house and quickly reentered my hottub. The events that follow occurred between 6:45 and 7:15. pm, c.s.t.

While scanning the visible night sky, I having previously observed two lights moving across the night sky from south to north with the naked eye, observed not two [2], but eight [8] moving lights in the night sky, but not all at once.

About 6:45, I observed my first light using the night vision scope. It was headed from north to southeast. I can observe the sky from about 35 degrees above the northern horizon to about 90 degrees overhead. The lighted object was moving at a good pace to the southeast observable for about 15 to 20 seconds with my scope.

Once out of my viewable area, I continued to scan the area of the sky I could observe for any additional moving lights. Again I was surprised to see two [2] medium intensity lights like a flashlight beam from several blocks away, moving to the north northeast in a right echelon formation at a pace much slower the that of the single light I had observed some minutes prior. I was able to track them for a much longer period possible 2 minutes duration. Their physical separation remained constant during my observance of their track across the sky. Losing sight of them due to obstructions, I continued to scan the night sky for additional objects.

Over the next 15 to 20 minutes, I observed four [4] additional lighted objects one [1] moving from the north to south in my viewable area and the other three [3] were observed moving from southwest to north northeast. All of the moving lights observed during this time had light intensities as noted above.

The altitudes of all these observed lights were estimated to be out of our atmosphere, but well below the stationary star formations observed as they passed by. Iíve never seen so many observable moving lights in all my years of star gazing in just one segment of time today, Friday the 16th of November. If I have a dependable star chart, I could approximate their track across the night sky due to my very definable and observable viewing parameters.

These lighted objects, donít appear to be any military craft and possibly could be various satellites in orbit, but that scenario is highly unlikely, too many in such a short period of time.

Has anyone else observed these moving lights during this time period? Time will tell I guess.