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Occurred : 10/27/2008 00:30 (Entered as : 10/27/08 0:30)
Reported: 10/27/2008 11:47:26 PM 23:47
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Greenwood, IN
Shape: Light
Duration:30 seconds
a red light floated across the sky that looked like a bright red star, but flew like an airplane

I am a 25 year old married female who has two kids and is going to school for a social work degree. I find astronomy very interesting and have been observing and studying the constellations in the night sky for about the past year. I even subscribe to an astronomy magazine so I am familiar with things in the night sky, but had never seen something like what I saw in the early morning of October 26.

I was with my husband and we had just parked out in the country to look at the constellations. We were facing east when I saw a red light, not blinking or leaving a tail, come up from the southern sky and head north. It looked like it was going in a straight line. I could not tell if it was in the sky where plains fly or in outer space. It basically looked like a red star but moved across the sky like a plane. It took about 30 seconds for it to go across the sky. There were actual planes flying around that night and this did not look like any plane I have seen.

I know this was not a meteor because it did not have a tail and stayed in the sky longer than a meteor would. It did not have any other lights on it and I couldn’t tell what it was, I just know it was a red light that flew across the sky.