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Occurred : 1/16/2011 17:30 (Entered as : 01/16/2011 17:30)
Reported: 1/20/2011 12:59:52 PM 12:59
Posted: 1/31/2011
Location: Dealth Valley, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:1 minute
Bright, fast maneuvering light over Death Valley, CA.

While camping in Death Valley, CA, I witnessed something I could not imagine as an airplane, jet, or any other air-craft other than a UFO.

It was an hour after sunset and looking towards the east over above the mountain range east of the Racetrack located in Death Valley.

I saw a bright light, an orange and yellow in color, in the sky, flying straight up. I assumed it was an airplane of sorts, but soon after it flew straight up, it took a sharp turn down and then off to the right. The maneuvering happened so quickly, there is no way that could have been any air-craft I know. The total time I could see this light was for about a minute, then it disappeared.

The desert is a great place to star gaze at night and we were looking at all the stars, moving satellites, and airplanes in the sky, this was none of those. There were planes with the normal blinking lights, in that sky at the time. None were chasing this light.