|Occurred : 9/1/2011 21:00 (Entered as : 09/01/11 21:00)
Reported: 9/1/2011 7:31:04 PM 19:31
Location: Lititz, PA
|orange/red sphere very large changed shape and color into small white light that flew off near Lancaster, PA
I thought I was looking at a fifth of the moon with clouds covering it. It was orange. I told my friend to look at it and was about to say doesn't the moon look crazy. Then we realized the moon was to our left and it was not the moon. It was changing in shape and size slightly and then it was got small and remained orange/red. At this time it moved around a little. It was larger than the size of the brightest star. It turned white. My friend took two pictures of it with her phone.
At this time it shot out of the sky away from us and disappeared. There were a lot of helicopters flying around. She lives near an airport, but there were a lot more than normal. The object we saw was very far away, not as close as any planes so this may have been a coincidence.