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Occurred : 7/5/2008 21:52 (Entered as : 07/05/08 21:52)
Reported: 7/8/2008 4:35:23 PM 16:35
Posted: 8/12/2008
Location: Sanford, VA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:2 minutes
glowing sphere in sky

On July 5, 2008, at about 9:52 PM, three family members and I saw a glowing sphere with a cyclical light move over Pocomoke Sound from east to west for 1 to 2 miles (We were facing north). It was viewed at an angle of about 60 degrees and was about the size of a pea held at arms length and it was difficult to judge size or distance.

We watched it with a set of binoculars and the only thing visible was the sphere shape with no other appendages. When it was even with us, it turned to the north moving away from us and disappeared within a minute into a cloud.

The color was iridescent changing from pink to red to orange and either had a beam that swept horizontally or a light source that moved around the belt of the object.

There was no sound. The movement was steady. We watched the object for about two minutes total. There may have been other witnesses at a nearby campground.