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Occurred : 6/17/2009 23:00 (Entered as : 06/17/09 23:00)
Reported: 6/17/2009 9:31:51 PM 21:31
Posted: 8/5/2009
Location: Chicago, IL
Shape: Other
Duration:2 minutes
Flaming dot in the night sky

My boyfriend and I were sitting on our back porch. As we were sitting down, we immediately noticed a bright orange twinkling dot in the sky. At first impression, we both agreed that it looked like a flaming airplane! It was traveling northwest in the sky at a good clip; and we continued thinking that it was some sort of airplane...on flames possibly. Very abruptly however, it just stopped. It continued to hover and twinkle for aprox. 40 seconds. At one point towards the end of the 40 seconds, I waved and said "HI!" at the top of my lungs. Immediately after that, it started to fade slightly, at which point I noticed a very faint triangle coming from the "flaming dot" (the dot being at the very top of the triangle). As soon as I noticed this, it gracefully faded into nothingness.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))