Wollongong, New South Wales
August 5th 2001
Report extracted from non-catalogued AUFORN Report
Original source: AUFORN Mailing List
UFO Sighting Wollongong New South Wales
1800 Call in Code: 01668 06.08.2001
Time Reported: 1.30am
Location: Wollongong region
Report given to nearest rep: UFO Society WS
B lives in a quite neighbourhood on the outskirts of Wollongong. One early morning around 1.30am, B and her husband were awakened by a distressed neighbour knocking on their door. When she answered, B found her neighbour (call in code 01669) full of commotion. She was pointing at a bright red light up in the southwestern sky. The couple decided to join their neighbour, who had a few drinks that evening, and watched the bright object for a while. Apparently the object was seen to zigzag occasionally in a small field. Around an hour later, B and her husband were feeling a little exhausted and decided to rest their tired souls.
The following day B met up with the neighbours. Apparently they were up watching the bright light until 6.30am. The neighbour claimed that the object eventually shot across the sky towards the east and disappeared. B admitted that the final version of the story was a little far fetched (which may have been induced by the heavy consumption of a liquid substance.
The bright red light in the southwestern sky that was slowly descending over a long period of time was in fact the planet Mars. The zigzag effect as we all know was due to scintillation. B felt quite happy with the response and said, “I thought it was something like that”.
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