|Occurred : 1/4/2014 23:00 (Entered as : 010414 23:00)
Reported: 1/4/2014 7:45:57 PM 19:45
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
|Orange glowing light over Scottsdale, AZ.
From my backyard, I noticed what looked like an orange ball of fire moving east to west. As it got closer, the object appeared to be a flaming chevron or bow shape that was glowing and smoldering like a fire. The object appeared to completely stop when it was directly south of my backyard, then change direction, moving north toward my home, then stopped again, turning 180 degrees in a half circle motion back to the southern horizon until my view was obstructed by a home.
The object did not make any engine or propeller noise while I observed it and also seemed to change direction in a controlled and deliberate manner. Visibility was clear and moon, stars and constellations could be clearly seen.