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Occurred : 1/6/2016 19:00 (Entered as : 01/06/16 19:00)
Reported: 2/1/2016 3:54:06 PM 15:54
Posted: 2/4/2016
Location: Goliad, TX
Shape: Circle
Duration:2 seconds
Orange orb seen in South Tx, heading north

Adult male sighted an orange orb in northwest sky of Goliad County, Texas, on January 6, 2016, 7:00 p.m...

It was 316 degrees on a phone compass. Using a protractor with it squared, the orb was 20 degrees from the horizon.

Using the thumb as measurement, it appeared to be the diameter of a man’s thumb…approximately 5/8 inch.

Appearing to move slowly northerly, then at once, it speeded up and disappeared due north….visible for only a couple of seconds.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))

((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with the witness, and he sounded to us to be quite serious-minded. We suspect that he is an excellent, and highly reliable, witness. PD))