Smithfield area, Adelaide, South Australia
December 29th 2003
OZ File Sighting Report
Report taken from the AUFORN Mailing List
The Australian UFO Research Network
UFO Sighting Adelaide SA
A report received by AURA on 29/12/03
from a local here in Adelaide.
Smithfield Area, South Australia
Anthony age 45, married, former soldier
Either 10 or 11pm on Sunday 29th December 2003.
Travelling North East to South West not on a regular flight path. (Lives near RAAF base) and is familiar with air traffic in the area.
25 - 30o off the horizon 'In the atmosphere' near the RAAF base over Smithfield area. He thought it could be relatively close, heard no noise and thought for a moment it could have been a helicopter but for the colour of the light.
Very bright orange light much bigger then stars almost as big as the moon. He couldn¹t make out the shape or any noise
Witnesses: Anthony and his wife
Movement: Travelled steadily then made a turn at constant speed until after 5 minutes it disappeared over the hills to the S.W.
Duration: At least 4 - 5 minutes
Anthony was outside having a smoke when he called his wife outside to observe a moving orange light which was very large, coming from the North. He did not think it was on a regular flight path because he lives near the RAAF base Edinburgh (DSTO) and is very familiar with air traffic movements.
The object was not a satellite because he knows what they look like and it was very much larger than a star at that distance. It was one orange light which he described as very bright.
Debbie Payne AURA - AUFORN
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