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Occurred : 1/18/2009 19:35 (Entered as : 01/18/2009 19:35)
Reported: 1/19/2009 1:06:20 PM 13:06
Posted: 3/19/2009
Location: Birmingham (UK/England),
Shape: Light
Duration:10-15 SEC
ORANGE BALL OF LIGHT MOVED SWIFTLY ACROSS THE SKY (U.K.)

WHILST STAR GAZING IN MY BACK YARD, I NOTICED A DULL ORANGE BALL OF LIGHT MOVING SWIFTLY ACROSS THE SKY FROM THE NORTH TOWARDS THE EAST,IT LOOKED TO BE FAIRLY HIGH LEVEL .THE OBJECT STOPPED SUDDENLY AND HOVERD FOR A SECOND OR TWO AS IF IT HAD BEEN LOOKING AT SOMETHING.THEN IT SHOT OFF AGAIN OUT OF SIGHT .

THIS WAS LIKE NOTHING I HAD EVER SEEN BEFORE.I HAVE FLOWN FIXED WING AIRCRAFT AND SMALL HELICOPTERS AND HAVE A FAIRLY GOOD IDEA ON THE PRINCIPALS OF FLIGHT .NO AIRCRAFT THAT I KNOW OF COULD BE ABLE TO MOVE IN SUCH A FASHION.IM STUCK FOR AN EXPLANATION,CAN ANYBODY HELP ?