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Occurred : 10/16/2011 20:45 (Entered as : 10/16/11 08:45)
Reported: 10/16/2011 9:08:28 PM 21:08
Posted: 10/19/2011
Location: Slidell, LA
Shape: Oval
Duration:1 minute
Red lighted solid object.

10/16/2011 Slidell, LA.

I wasn't planning to report this until I read the recent sightings in Georgia and Florida of green and red lights.

I walked outside around 8:45pm to smoke a cigarette. I looked up at the stars like I always do at night when I go out to smoke. While scanning the sky I noticed a bright red object moving at a steady pace.

This object seemed to be swaying a little bit as I observed it. It appeared to be at a very high altitude that of a jet liner (30,000 feet or more).

I couldn't hear anything( but I live near the Interstate and its quite noisy). The light was constant with no strobe and appeared bright but very high in the sky.

I watched it for about a minute moving from West to East before I could no longer see it. It may have turned slightly to the south before it disappeared in the night sky. I have seen many helicopters and planes flying at night but this was different. This light seemed as if it was fire.

I wanted to post this to encourage others who may have had a closer look a this object.

I really want to know what it was I saw!