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Occurred : 7/18/2016 21:00 (Entered as : 071816 21:00)
Reported: 7/19/2016 12:15:40 AM 00:15
Posted: 7/22/2016
Location: Gunnison, CO
Shape: Circle
Duration:4 seconds
Large round light came from above in one smooth 3-4 second movement, then disappeared. My husband thought it had a “tail,” but I did not see one. It was right in front of us while driving westward toward Gunnison after sunset. We were less than 10 miles from Gunnison.

By “large,” I mean too big to be a shooting star or an airplane light. I thought it might be a meteor but the “burn out” wasn’t quite right, and the size and shape didn’t really fit either. Meteor might explain it though--hoping other people saw it. I guess I would say it was like an oncoming headlight, way up in the sky, coming slowly. No cars were on the highway with us at the time (we checked,)