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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/14/2013 00:30 (Entered as : 08/14/13 0:30)
Reported: 8/14/2013 1:46:50 PM 13:46
Posted: 8/30/2013
Location: Rochester, WA
Shape: Flash
Duration: 2 minutes
Flashes of light during meteor shower

While hoping to catch the last night of the meteor shower, I began to see strange flashes in the sky. I have seem something similar to this a few years ago. This time I only saw 3 flashes, though the last time I saw something like this the flashes continued for iver 30 min.

The first 2 flashes appeard to be stationary, the 3rd flash came from just to the right if the previous 2. I am willing to consider that these flashes were an optical illusion, and that I was just witnessing meteors coming directly at me, which is why I was unable to see a tail.

However, these flashes were very similar to the event I had witnessed in the past. I also want to add that I didnt see these flashes out if the corner of my eye, I was looking directly at them.