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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 2/28/2015 20:00 (Entered as : 02/28/15 20:00)
Reported: 2/28/2015 9:04:37 PM 21:04
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Duration: 10-15 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object changed color, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
|Silent, slow-moving object, pulsating orange and white.
I saw an unidentified object on the evening of Sunday (sic. Saturday), February 28, 2015, in the sky over the Rosewood Community west of Goldsboro, NC. Estimated position was Latitude: 35.3732178, Longitude: -78.0755461. Night was cold (~40 degrees) and partly cloudy.
My son also saw the object and agreed that he wasnít familiar with it. By the time I got binoculars, the object was obscured by trees, so I never got a closer look.
The object consisted of three lights: two small white lights that flickered rapidly, and a larger orange, or amber, light that pulsated. I could not make out a shape, just lights. The object moved very slowly from northeast to southwest. At times, I wasn't sure it was moving at all. I kept checking it against fixed stars.
It seemed to be moving too slowly to be a conventional aircraft. It also made no sound. We saw other aircraft in the air at the same time, but they were obviously conventional aircraft. The UFO was not.
Given our proximity to an Air Force base, I suppose it could have been some type of unconventional aircraft, but Iíve not seen one like it before. Perhaps it was very, very high, and thatís why it seemed to be moving so slowly and silently.
I HAVE seen some kind of experimental aircraft in our skies before. Iíve seen the glow from jet engines suddenly wink out and the planes go both black and completely silent at night. I assume itís some kind of new propulsion system. I asked somebody who has connections with the base if they fly test flights at night and he just smiled knowingly and said, ďNo comment.Ē So who knows.
I am 50ish, male, well-educated, and reasonably sane. My son is a teenager. Both of us have good vision and are somewhat skeptical about paranormal stuff.