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Occurred : 4/8/2009 21:30 (Entered as : 4/8/09 21:30)
Reported: 4/10/2009 1:54:40 PM 13:54
Posted: 4/14/2009
Location: Pawleys Island, NC
Duration:<10 Secs
Red Orange Light off the Coast of South Carolina

While standing on a patio looking over the ocean, a single red/orange light immediately and obviously and appeared over the ocean. The light appeared and remained steady for approximately 5 seconds, disappeared for 2 to 3 seconds and reappeared for approximately 2 seconds and disappeared again, not to be seen again for at least an hour. The light was much larger and brighter than that of an aircraft.

The location of the sighting is 33.40638, 79.13479 (via Magellan Triton series handheld GPS receiver) and the object was approximately 25 degrees above the horizon at an azimuth of 180 degrees.

((NUFORC Note: Many similar reports from the past from this general location. PD))