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Occurred : 8/2/2012 00:00 (Entered as : 08/02/12 0:00)
Reported: 8/1/2012 10:36:21 PM 22:36
Posted: 8/5/2012
Location: Penn, ND
Shape: Other
Duration:1 minute
We saw a deep orange orb that night...

I have been around air bases my whole life because my parents are in the Air Force.

I live out in a very rural area where only about 5 other families live.

My sister and I went outside in the evening because we wanted to get some fresh air. I was looking up and around at the stars and we were both observing the full moon and Big Dipper constellation. I saw something to the side of it that, at first, thought it was a planet and asked my sister to look. I thought it was a little odd because I don't remember anything being there any previous nights.

Suddenly, it flashed into a bright white color--then back to orange. Other than that flash, it did not blink.

Immediately after that, it flew extremely fast horizontally (and was completely silent), then turned, made a sharp 90 degree angle and took off at an extreme speed into the west( while changing back to white as it sped off) ; Heading in the direction of the city of Minot.

We both KNOW what it was because we have seen many things similar to this when we lived down in California; near Edwards Air Force Base.