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Occurred : 7/9/2011 21:30 (Entered as : 07/09/11 21:30)
Reported: 7/9/2011 9:49:05 PM 21:49
Posted: 7/17/2011
Location: Imperial, MO
Shape: Fireball
Duration:15 seconds
Reddish orange fireball in sky in Imperial, MO

Around 9:30 pm on both July 4th and July 9th, my husband and I saw what appeared to be a fireball that was moving from south to north in a straight horizontal line. The object went horizontal for a period of maybe 6-7 seconds toward our location then went vertical into the sky until it disappeared. It seemed to be as high in altitude as a jet would be.

When the object was going horizontal, it made a 90 degree turn going vertical at what seemed to be a high rate of speed into the atmosphere to the point that we could not see the object any longer. There was no sound. The color of the object was a reddish orange single orb.

The events on both nights were exactly the same in time, location, appearance and movement. The event took a matter of maybe 15 seconds each time.