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Occurred : 7/15/2001 02:20 (Entered as : 07/15/01 02:20)
Reported: 7/14/2001 23:43
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Charlotte, NC
Shape: Oval
Duration:2 minutes
Bright orange object in the eastern sky.

Object appeared due east of my location at about 20 degrees above horizon. The object was semi-circular on the bottom with a low pyramid shape on top. I watched it for about 2 minutes as it became a bright orange color and seemed to grow larger. It then quickly receded with no apparent movement. I assume that it either was moving directly toward me or away from me which would explain the apparent stilloness of it.