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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.

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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