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Occurred : 1/14/2009 21:25 (Entered as : 01/14/09 21:25)
Reported: 1/14/2009 8:55:49 PM 20:55
Posted: 3/19/2009
Location: Perry, IA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:2 minutes
Red-orange light above horizon that rose slowly and zigzagged before disappearing.

I was carrying in some groceries and I saw a flickering orange-red light up above the horizon. The sky was perfectly clear with no clouds. At first, I thought maybe it was a planet or something until it started moving. It seemed to rise slowly while zigzagging back and forth. After watching it for a little over a minute it completely disappeared. The object looked to be a mile or two away west-southwest toward Dawson. I live out in the country surrounded by farmland so I have a pretty good view all around me. This is probably the 3rd time in the last two months I've seen this same light around my house. Also, I saw several planes out and about but as far as I know it didn't make any sound at all.