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Occurred : 4/11/2008 21:30 (Entered as : 4/11/08 21:30)
Reported: 4/23/2008 7:20:30 PM 19:20
Posted: 6/12/2008
Location: Wauseon, OH
Shape: Circle
Duration:Approx. 25-30 seconds
Here is the entry directly from my astronomy journal which I wrote that night. I was driving to my parents’ house from my apartment in Toledo on April 11, 2008, Friday.

Driving home from Toledo, it was approximately 9:30 on a clear night, this was just tonight. I was looking up at the stars, out in the country with almost no lights around, and there were almost no clouds in the sky. I saw one star and it appeared slightly redder than the others, so I looked at it wondering if it perhaps was Mars.

Well it wasn’t a planet... it was moving at what appeared to be the speed of an airplane. I looked closer and noticed that it wasn’t flashing any lights as a normal airplane would so I kept looking at it. I decided to look until I couldn’t see it anymore. It was moving left in the sky, passing the stars, and abruptly it got smaller and smaller until I couldn’t see it anymore. As it got smaller, it also got redder, until it just disappeared.

Something else I must mention is the fact that when I first noticed what I thought was a star, it wasn’t moving. I looked at it for about ten seconds, it abruptly started moving for about 20 seconds, then faded away.