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Occurred : 12/31/2011 18:45 (Entered as : 12/31/11 18:45)
Reported: 12/31/2011 5:43:52 PM 17:43
Posted: 1/12/2012
Location: Moore, SC
Shape: Diamond
Duration:2 minutes
Bright glowing object appearing as if it was on fire moving slowly and very low in the sky

Strange Sighting (12/31/11) sometime around 7:45 I live in Moore, SC and was going outside to move my car into the garage and noticed a very bright, glowing object in the sky. My house faces North and the object was traveling very slowly primarily towards the East and moving away from me in a slightly Northward direction. It was low; about the altitude you would see a helicopter or small engine plane.

The best way to describe it is that it appeared the object was on fire (bright orangish-red) on the top surface in a dome shape and the glow extended very slightly downward. It also appeared that the bright lights extended towards the front and the rear but in more of a pointed shape. It was visible to me for about 2 or so minutes until it slowly faded out as it moved away from me. It never seemed to change speeds and never seemed to change altitude.

I usually do not do this (i.e. send out this type of thing), but I was very intrigued by it. After checking this website, I read someone else’s account (Greer – 11/8/11) and it sounds almost exactly like what I saw tonight so I decided to send this in. My family thought I was fooling around with them until I read the Greer sighting to them after I tried to explain what I saw. Even though this is New Year’s Eve, I have only been drinking diet coke so my account is about as genuine as it can be.