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Depoe Bay, Oregon
September 5, 1993

Animal Reaction Feature:
A cat was noted to be indifferent as a silent, brightly glowing yellow-orange oval object moved down a mountain slope into a cove area.

Joan Woodward, Animal Reaction Specialist:
At 9:30 PM on a clear night in a quiet mountainous neighborhood on the Pacific coast, a woman, 77, with a degree in history, saw a light out her window.   She went outside, thinking it was a car coming down the mountain.  She saw a very bright orange ball of light, estimated 11-30 feet in diameter that moved down the mountain into a cove where it touched the water. The light was unwavering and was moving from north to south.    At some point it ejected a smaller light.  She watched it for 5 minutes, losing sight of it when it became obscured by trees.  The lowest altitude was basically when it touched the water; the distance from the witness was estimated as greater than 500 feet to 1 mile.

An independent report came from the same area of Depoe Bay but was indicated to be an hour later at 10:33 PM.  This report was by a couple in their 60s who watched a round red-orange object through their windows.  They reported a light the size of a car traveling north-to-south at 150-300 feet off the ground and about the same distance from the witnesses.  They also reported emission of a small light that fell leaf-like to the ground. They described the light as pulsating [large light or small emitted light?jw].

Investigation is unclear, but assumed to be in person.

No sound, no EM effects, and no physiological effects were reported by either of the witnesses.

Source:
MUFON UFO DATABASE, Portion of Reports from the Files at MUFON Headquarters, July 1999, Sequin TX, CD-ROM, Case Log #850304Sa  (and #850304Sb) by Li F. Wong.


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