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Occurred : 7/13/2014 22:50 (Entered as : 7/13/14 22:50)
Reported: 7/14/2014 9:39:59 AM 09:39
Posted: 7/20/2014
Location: State College, PA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:15 minutes
Bright orange fireball circles around house five times on same, slow path for 15 minutes.

At around 10:50 PM I saw from my second story bedroom windows a bright orange fireball like object moving in a slow, steady path from the West to the East. I often see various lights from airplanes that are much smaller and moving at a much faster pace, so I paid closer attention and watched it until I lost sight of it.

I continued to look out my window and then about a couple of minutes later it came around following the same steady path again. At first glance it appeared to look almost like a chinese lantern, but at a closer look it appeared to be too bright as it emitted beams of light.

It also had a small bright light trailing behind it. It made no sound.

I waited and it went around a third time before I went downstairs to show my mom. Because our house has many windows, we could easily see it for a long expanse.

When it disappeared from our view, we’d wait a couple of minutes and then we saw it come around twice more. We witnessed it circling a total of five times and then did not see it again. The total duration of the sighting was approximately fifteen minutes.