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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/18/2009 09:00 (Entered as : 05/18/09 9:00)
Reported: 5/18/2009 9:53:00 PM 21:53
Posted: 6/9/2009
Location: Pahrump, NV
Shape: Flash
Duration: 15 seconds
Characteristics: The object emitted beams, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
05/18/09 9:00 pm There was this large bright flashing light that moved rapidly across the southern sky.

I was sitting on the back porch facing south. Suddenly there was this large bright flashing object heading south. It appeared to be a little smaller than a basketball. It kept flashing and heading south and disappeared on the southern horizon.