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Occurred : 7/10/2012 23:30 (Entered as : 07/10/12 23:30)
Reported: 7/10/2012 9:09:35 PM 21:09
Posted: 8/5/2012
Location: Plantation, FL
Shape: Light
Duration:1 minute
Bright red/orange light hovering high in the South Florida western sky then suddenly disappeared

At approximately 11:30pm EDT my wife and I saw a bright red/orange light in the South Florida western sky for about 1 minute before it just disappeared. The entire time it hovered perfectly still and had an infrequent pulse to accompany the glow. At one point it appeared to have a light corona circling the very bright core. It appeared to be far too high to be a helicopter.

I also ruled out a commercial airliner because of the lack of navigation lights as well as movement. It was far too bright, orange, and far off that it could not be a search light or flare. My wife thought that she might see something on Google Sky Map, but the light just abruptly disappeared before the app could even be opened.

Very strange indeed.