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Occurred : 7/4/2015 23:00 (Entered as : 7-4-15 23:00)
Reported: 7/5/2015 6:38:12 PM 18:38
Posted: 7/6/2015
Location: Otter Tail, MN
Shape: Circle
Duration:15 minutes
While attending an open air concert, In Ottertail, MN, A number of red orbs appeared from the southern horizon and moved slowly in a single and very straight file to the northern horizon. Almost as if on parade. They were about 10 degrees apart. The last two that went over were slightly out of line with the previous 30 or 40. I was filming the event, and while I did not take video, I did use my camera and took many photos with my zoom lens. They looked like red stars. I was guessing if they were three feet across, they might be 1000 to 1500 feet, but it was impossible to discern their altitude. I zoomed in with my camera to see if I could see green and or white lights on the wing tips of a plan. But no flashing or strobe. It was a perfectly shaped red orb. When I zoomed it further on my computer at home I could see stars beyond the object and it was slightly wavy looking on its outside edge, Not unlike pictures of solar flares on the Sun, but not nearly as a! ctive. Many people at the concert came up to me, seeing me taking pictures and asked me what it was. Some rather concerned. Later in the night, I was going to my motel in Perham, Minnesota 10 miles north of Ottertail, (About an hour after this event) and in the middle of nowhere, I spotted and extremely bright white light on an intersecting road to the right. I would guess it was about a quarter mile away. It was roughly egg shaped and was a bright white light, that eliminated the area, trees, phone poles and the ground very similar to a 600 lumen flashlight. It was so bright white it had sort of a bluish look to it. I went by the road and elected to keep on going to my motel room. I wasn't sure what I was dealing with. Now I sort if wish I went for a closer look. in giving it additional thought, and by my best estimate of direction and typography. I believe the white light would have been in line with the direction the orbs were heading. I have about a dozen photos of the! red orbs.