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Occurred : 7/4/2010 21:50 (Entered as : 07/04/10 21:50)
Reported: 7/5/2010 11:55:36 PM 23:55
Posted: 7/6/2010
Location: Seattle, WA
Shape: Light
Duration:30 minutes
Bright orange/red light orb seen over Gasworks Park, Seattle just moments before fireworks show.

On July 4th 2010, I witnessed a bright orange/red light in the sky approximately 9:30 pm.

At first the light was Southeast of my home in Fremont (Seattle neighborhood)I estimate it hovering above Gasworks Park area. I thought it was an airplane. My family and some friends walked south down our street to 34th Ave and Stone Way in Fremont to watch the fireworks show.

It was then approximately 9:50 pm and I noticed the same light in the sky. This time the light was in a southwest position near the Aurora bridge and possibly 2 miles high in the air, I would say equal distance above Lake Union between Queen Ann hill and Fremont. It seemed to hover in this area for 5 minutes and was much larger than an airplane light.

My family and friends commented on this orb of light with some other people waiting to see the fireworks show. This was definitely not fireworks or other aircraft. It stayed in one spot for 5 approximately mintues and then moved straight up in the sk! y. The light was so bright it could be seen through the light clouds and was gone in about 10 seconds maybe less.

The light orb did not travel in any direction, just straight up.

I did not see the light again.