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Occurred : 7/4/2015 22:13 (Entered as : 07/04/15 22:13)
Reported: 8/24/2015 1:59:09 AM 01:59
Posted: 8/27/2015
Location: Forte dei Marmi (Italy),
Shape: Sphere
Duration:10 minutes
07/04/2015 22:05 Forte dei Marmi – Italy Fireball 10 minutes - 1 round fireball flew along the beach before the International festival

Saturday, July 4, 2015, with my partner, we were on the beach of Forte dei Marmi - Italy to attend the International Festival Fireworks' fireworks when, before the show, around 22:05, we were impressed by the vision of a luminous body that He advancing in the sky proceeding at a speed similar to a motorized hang-glider, about 300/500 mt. in height and parallel to the coast line.

At first we thought it was to a motorized hang-glider lit, then not hearing the noise of the engine, in a drone or a weather balloon. We then began to take the phenomenon with the video camera (Sony digital 30X OPTICAL ZOOM, ZOOM EXTENDED 60X, 350X DIGITAL ZOOM:

http://www.sony.it/support/it/content/cnt-specs/HDR-CX330E/list)

to figure out what it were, there appeared glowing, as you can see from the attached video

https://youtu.be/vH9BoAacUpA

And equipped with a red nucleus surrounded by a bright halo and always spherical in shape.

The horizontal progression lasted about 10 minutes from the time of the sighting with linear north-south direction and, again thanks to the video camera, we have observed that the body came shortly before we started to rise above our heads with a vertically abrupt speed change and then disappear at the top. The feeling that therefore we tried was that this body had commanded.

After a few minutes near the spot where he had disappeared we saw very high altitude (the impression was a stratospheric level) as a lightning flash.

The original clip is copied directly from the camera.

The recovery was made by hand without tripod with excellent visibility and starry sky.

Has anyone had experience of this kind? (Sorry for any mistakes in the translation from Italian to English)