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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/27/2009 21:00 (Entered as : 2/27/09 21:00)
Reported: 2/27/2009 6:20:17 PM 18:20
Posted: 3/19/2009
Location: Fredericksburg, VA
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: The object emitted beams
Four or five lights appearing to emanate from the clouds in the southwest sky

At about 9:00 p.m. this evening I was taking my two dogs out for a walk. The sky was cloudy and the wind was blowing at about 10 to 15 mph.

I looked up and noticed four or five white lights in the clouds making wide circles (in the south west sky). At first I thought it might be a search light (and it could have been) but I also noticed that the lights were moving slowly west. They would make wide circles, then join in the middle, separate and continue making wide circles.

I watched for about two or three minutes, then noticed that they changed from clockwise to counter clockwise orbits. They gradually stopped, one at a time. From the time I began observing them to the time they fades was about 5 minutes.

The shift westward from the time I began observing them to the time they faded was about 20 degrees. I am reporting this because I could not discern any beam of light coming from the ground.

It looked like the lights were embedded in/emanating from the clouds.

I called for my 16 year old daughter and she also witnessed the lights.