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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/29/2007 18:50 (Entered as : 11/29/07 18:50)
Reported: 11/29/2007 7:46:38 PM 19:46
Posted: 3/4/2008
Location: Boise, ID
Shape: Light
Duration: 10 minutes
A collection of flashing lights moving quickly across the sky. Too many to be airplanes.

My wife was coming home with our 9-year-old daughter from her dance class. We live right on edge of the desert, and as my wife and daughter pulled up to the driveway, my daughter said, "Mommy why are those stars blinking?" My wife looked and says it appeared the Little Dipper was blinking. They then realized the stars were moving some staying. Some moving. Some up. Some Down. They appeared to be traveling from the northwest to the southeast. When I saw them they were at a far distance and heading in the direction of Mountain Home Air Force Base.

Wife's account- When I first saw these "twinkling stars" they appeared to be at about an 80 degree angle from the street on which I was driving. I watched them for about 2 minutes. They did not change their course. It looked to me like the Little Dipper blinking in the sky. By the time I got my husband outside to see what we were seeing, the "Little Dipper" had quit blinking, but there were still blinking lights in the not-so-far distance. My first thought was that these were the lights of an airport tower - a signal warning airplanes about aerial lines or an upcoming runway. But I then realized that in the more than five years that I've lived at this house, I have never seen towers. Another thought was that it was several airplanes in the sky. The lights were too many and too close to be airplane lights. About 10 minutes after the sighting I went to get the mail and noticed what appeared to be a military helicopter flying above the desert where the lights were seen flashing.