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Occurred : 1/5/2016 20:10 (Entered as : 01/05/16 20:10)
Reported: 1/5/2016 5:40:47 PM 17:40
Posted: 1/8/2016
Location: Lake Wylie, SC
Shape: Fireball
Duration:8 minutes
15-20 bright, red-orange lights moving from horizon to horizon over an 8 minute period.

Tonight (05 January 2016), I observed 15 to 20 bright red-orange objects, transiting the night sky over Lake Wylie, SC. They moved from horizon to horizon in a NNE to SSW direction, over a 5 to 8 minute period.

They appeared as bright red-orange dots, with irregular spacing along the line of flight, but all seemed be headed in the same direction, and at similar speeds.

No sound was detectable.

I have never seen anything like this, but the closest thing would be red distress flares--but they don't transit horizon to horizon.