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Occurred : 7/22/2016 22:00 (Entered as : 7/22/16 22:00)
Reported: 7/25/2016 2:10:08 PM 14:10
Posted: 8/2/2016
Location: Cornelius, NC
Shape: Light
Duration:5 seconds
A bright round light burst in the sky from nowhere. No sound. Appeared to be just behind and above the treeline. Like a sun.

A bright round light burst in the sky from out of nowhere. It lit up the sky like a flood light but was gone as fast as it appeared. It burned yellow, orange and red. There was no sound, no moon and many stars visible in the sky. It was positioned South of us, towards Charlotte/Huntersville. We so no movement.

This was witnessed by myself, my husband and my daughter. My daughter and husband saw it directly. I was facing the other direction and saw the light burst from behind me and light the sky. It lasted a matter of seconds. It appeared to be just behind and above the treeline. No trail.