The twenty-three fishermen aboard the Japanese tuna fishing boat Lucky Dragon #5 witnessed the unbelievable sight of the sun rising in the west! On March 1st, 1954 at 6:45 A.M., they saw a large yellow flash of light appear on the horizon to the west. Those not on the bridge of the fishing vessel, saw the yellow light tunnel in through the portholes, causing them to curiously run up onto the bridge with all the others. The twenty-three men all stared at the horizon towards Bikini Atoll (which was still too far out to even see the island). All they saw was a vast blue ocean with a bright yellow dome out in the distance that soon turned red like the setting sun, but this one rose! The crew was simply dumbfounded, at first, and didn’t realize what they were truly seeing.
Eight minutes passed. The dome started to elonga