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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/8/2009 20:30 (Entered as : 09/08/09)
Reported: 9/8/2009 7:22:45 PM 19:22
Posted: 12/12/2009
Location: Carbondale, IL
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
3 bright lights over southern IL

I was on the phone outside my home this evening, when I noticed three bright white lights in a triangular shape. At first I thought I was seeing things when the lights started moving in a counter-clockwise direction. I was still on the phone with a Verizon Wireless representative when I called my wife outside to see the event.

My wife came outside and saw the lights, which at this point had moved into a perfectly straight line, and I sent her in to get our video camera. Unfortunately, she returned with the camera, but no battery. I was still on the phone with the Verizon representative, and Iím sure the entire conversation was recorded.

The lights then started moving in a perfectly straight line to the NE at a very high rate of speed (only 2 lights visible at this time) By the time my wife returned with a battery the lights had disappeared. I did not get this event on film, but I watched it in itís entirety.

I am 37 and have never seen anything like it in my ! life. I know tonight I witnessed something special.

((NUFORC Note: Possible sighting of ISS and Shuttle. PD))