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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/1/2013 23:35 (Entered as : 03/01/2013 23:35)
Reported: 3/1/2013 11:11:07 PM 23:11
Posted: 3/3/2013
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Shape: Circle
Duration: 2 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Purple pinkish bright object stationary above Phoenix AZ area gradually diminishing.

Purple pinkish light with brightness of commercial airline landing lights. The object glow appeared somewhat chromatic.

Nearly stationary for the entire duration. Maybe some small movement from side to side not more than a degree.

Object started to slowly become bright reaching full brightness and then slowly became dimmer and completely disappeared. In the same location.

I could not determine the altitude but it was about 45-55 degrees above the southern horizon.

The object appeared to be above the Phoenix sky harbor airport area. There was significant other commercial air traffic in the same field of view as the object although lower and moving across the sky as departing or arriving air traffic does.