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Occurred : 8/20/2011 21:00 (Entered as : 08/20/11 21:00)
Reported: 8/20/2011 8:39:23 PM 20:39
Posted: 8/21/2011
Location: Provo, UT
Shape: Light
Duration:1 minute
We saw a mysterious light in the night sky that we cannot explain.

At roughly 9:05 P.M. Saturday evening, August 20, 2011, two of my friends and I were lying on my front lawn. One of us spotted a light in the sky. We all watched it curiously. It ascended slowly at first like an aerial fire work in slow motion. It was as bright as a star but more of a yellow-orange color, like a street light. However it was as big as a helicopter.

My friend, a pilot, even suggested that it was a helicopter with just it’s under lights on, however the lights were not flashing as they usually do. Then it stopped its ascension and started to fly south, toward us. It grew brighter and bigger as it got closer.

A minute later it stopped flying south and began again to ascend higher and higher, getting further away and harder to see.

Eventually it was only a shimmer in the night sky, until it vanished into space.