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July 31st 2006 : One Mile West Of Sikeston, Missouri

One Mile West Of Sikeston, Missouri A Half Moon Shape Object

HBCC UFO Research Note: The witness drew a wonderful diagram of what was observed. Always something to keep in mind when filing a sighting report, if at all possible it would be so very helpful if anyone can draw a rough diagram of what they saw, in relation with the surrounding area. This gives a better idea of what is actually seen. The diagrams do not have to be fancy at all, just an idea of what the objects look like.

Date: July 31, 2006
Time: Approx: 11:10 pm. (Central Time)

Mr. Vike, On July 31, 2006 I was on my way home from work when I noticed a half moon shape object a dull red color to the right of me I was going west the object started on the right side and went to the left I seen the object for about five minutes it really puzzled me and it was low to the ground just so that I could see it above the tree line about forty -five feet.

I would like to know your input on this. Thank you.

Additional Information:

Mr. Vike, Here are the answers to the questions you asked.

The sighting took place about one mile west of Sikeston, Missouri, United States. state hwy 60

The time was around 11:10 pm. central time.

I'm not sure whether there was any vehicles around at the time.

The weather was humid but pretty clear.

The object would have been two mile at farthest point.

I had the air conditioner on in my truck no sound was noticed.

The object started moving from the right to the left lowering closer to the ground as it went.

No air craft was seen.

I was not aware of any missing time.

I attached a draft

I can't really think of any thing else. I attached a draft.

Sketch of sighting

Comment from visitor to the UFOINFO site:

People who live in that area have seen this object many times before. It is a local phenomenon that has no explanation. When I lived in the area during the late 80's- early 90's, we would often see such objects in the sky. A few times witnesses observed military jets giving chase. It is common between Sikeston and Poplar Bluff to see these events. A quick check in the area will reveal all sorts of objects spotted, but the red cupola is the most common.

I don't want to report a UFO: it seems someone already has. I'm simply reporting that many people in that area know the object described is a common one. Long time residents barely give it a second glance anymore, having seen it for years. It has been reported before, to newspapers and television news stations in the area. Perhaps they can give you more information.

Original report from:

Brian Vike, Director HBCC UFO Research.
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[Note: This fireball/meteor report is included for reference purposes - John @ UFOINFO.]

[UFOINFO thanks Brian Vike for passing this report on.]