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Occurred : 4/10/2010 21:45 (Entered as : 04/10/10 21:45)
Reported: 4/10/2010 2:19:55 PM 14:19
Posted: 4/13/2010
Location: South Ockendon (UK/England),
Shape: Fireball
Duration:45 SECONDS
BALL OF FIRE IN THE SKY IN UNITED KINGDOM

On November 5th 2009, I was standing outside in my parents back garden in Dagenham, Essex when something caught my attention in the sky.

I had drunk a couple of cans a lager and wasn’t sure at first but it seemed to move so slowly, almost hovering across the sky that I knew it was not normal. It was a very large Ball of Fire.

At first I thought it was just a firework due to the fact it was bonfire night, maybe a rocket type but it was moving slowly towards us. I could see that it was not an aeroplane or a Helicopter because of the speed it was moving.

It started in the sky about 2 miles away and within seconds it hovered across our garden approximately 500-600 metres up in the sky, as it passed over head I could see it. A large clear Orb with a Ball of Fire inside once it got 200 metres away it suddenly shot upwards very quickly and disappeared out of sight within seconds.

I knew this was not normal and told family who of course took the Mickey out of me.

I have never seen anything like this before and am certainly not the type of person who would normally tell people about this or fill in this form but today is the 10th April 2010 and I and my Wife have just seen exactly the same thing again.

My wife did not believe me when I told her in November but she was just with me smoking a cigarette on our balcony in South Ockendon, Essex and she witnessed it with me. Again it was a large Giant Ball of Fire in the sky approximately a mile away from us and I would say about 500 metres up into the sky. It was so clear that you could see it was fire and it was hovering slowly from right to left of our view. It was far too slow to be a plane and had no noise to it. My wife could not believe what she was seeing and I told her it was what I saw before. We watched it for maybe 30 seconds and the Orb changed route and shot extremely quick straight up into the sky and out of sight.

I am both amazed and confused to what I have seen and still not quite sure how to explain it.