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Occurred : 9/22/1998 16:18 (Entered as : 09/22/98 1618)
Reported: 9/22/1998 13:52
Posted: 3/4/2003
Location: Portsmouth, RI
Shape: Egg
Duration:2 sec
Amber/gold rising from tree level 45 deg up. Fast and accelerating. Dissaperaed behind tree branch. Very bright.

Driving home, alone from work. Lots of tall trees siding the road. Saw a brief amber/gold oval/squished circle very bright, but not at all blinding, depart at 45 deg up. As car came around tree, I saw nothing. Distance unknown. Light mist/100% humidity normal vis is only ~ 10 nm. This was really fast. No lightning in area. Not as fast as lightning. Inside the outline of the shape was an equal shape but a darker brown.