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Occurred : 6/30/1973 20:00 (Entered as : 06/30/1973 20:00)
Reported: 12/3/2004 1:52:01 PM 13:52
Posted: 12/3/2004
Location: West Allis, WI
Shape: Light
Duration:2-3 hours
Bright light hovers & makes Fast right angle turn into atmosphere

I was 13 years old . It was summertime . A group of us kids used to play cards on the playground or sometimes at a neighborhood pizza parlor. This night we were at the pizza place sitting at a table by the window . It was about 6:00 - 7:00 when we arrived and it was still light out.Looking out the window directly to the east we all saw a bright light just above the horizon . My first thought was this is a star of some kind but much brighter than any other star I have seen . It kind of flickered at times but stayed at the same place & maintained the same intensity for about 2 hours .I thought during this time it must be a plane coming this way but It never really seemed to move at all.At dusk some of the group left.Two of us remained and we went to sit on the steps outside . The light seemed even brighter now being darker out but seemed to be in the same place. I mentioned something about the light to my friend & we both looked at the same time. Just then the light sped north and then made a perfect right angle turn straight up & gone!This happened in a split second & it had to be going very very fast. I have been told it was probably a meteor.I cannnot guarantee this was a UFO but i feel it was .