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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 8/15/2005 22:00 (Entered as : 08/15/05 22:00)
Reported: 1/2/2014 9:07:49 PM 21:07
Location: Elko, NV
Duration: 15 second
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
|Two lights performed a slingshot maneuver obtaining great speed shooting off in opposite directions from a geosync orbit above the eart
Star gazing 20 miles east of Elko Nevada I spotted two what I suspected to be stars equaling in light intensity (white in color) as the serounding stars.
Suddenly the two lights focused my attention as they rotated about an axial point between them at a speed which the light started to streak. Within one or two full rotations the lights shot off in opposite direction and vanished about 25% across the horizon each. This leads me to believe the craft had reached or exceeded the speed of light at the point which they has vanished.
At the time the maneuver was performed, to the time the lights disappeared; the duration was less then 1 second. The lights (suspected to be stars) remained in what I believe now to be a Geosynchronous Orbit above the earth’s atmosphere. Total time of observation was about 15 seconds.
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))