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Occurred : 1/20/2012 00:30 (Entered as : 01/20/12 0:30)
Reported: 1/20/2012 1:55:57 PM 13:55
Posted: 1/24/2012
Location: Kankakee, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:3-5 seconds
Me and friend see a meteor-like UFO in the sky.

Me and my friend were taking a road trip to Chicago last night, and we decided to take the back way instead of the expressway.

As we were driving down IL-49 N, we saw what seemed to be a meteor. It was round, with an orange/yellow tint, and had a short faint tail.

At first I expected it to be an extremely big shooting star, but there was no way.

The UFO came down in the sky in a downward angle, stopped and hovered, then shot off and faded away extremely fast. What my friend and I saw was definitely in this atmosphere, but was very far away. Although it was farther away, I could tell it was a massive and circular object. I had never seen anything like it in my entire life and full-heartedly believe that we saw an actual UFO last night.