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Occurred : 8/23/2015 20:30 (Entered as : 08/23/1( 20:30)
Reported: 8/23/2015 9:36:45 PM 21:36
Posted: 8/27/2015
Location: Jackson, NJ
Shape: Fireball
Duration:3 hours
Large orange light would move across the sky, get to a certain point and then vanish- happened 12 different times, same flight path.

I was sitting in my garage watching some tv, when my dad runs out of the house and yells for me to come out back. I ran out there, and there was a very bright, deep-orange ball in the sky. It would come over one of the tree-lines, then make its way to a spot on the other end of the sky, and then flicker out-anywhere from thirty seconds to twenty minutes later, the exact same thing would happen again. It'd appear in the same place, then the light would die in the exact same place. It was flying low, underneath the cloud cover.

During this time, we went and grabbed our four neighbors across the street and eventually they all saw it. My boyfriend also came over and saw it happen twice. I know what a plane looks like, I know what a satellite looks like, and I know what I paper lantern looks like-it wasn't normal.

Three years ago on Fourth of July, my dad, uncle, aunt, and cousin saw the exact same thing. Same lights, same origin, same endpoint, except there were only seven that time.

As far as backrounds on the witnesses go, I'm seventeen now, my boyfriend is eighteen, my dad is 47, and my neighbors were 29, 31, and the other two in their late 50's.