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Occurred : 7/27/2016 22:40 (Entered as : 07/27/16 22:40)
Reported: 7/27/2016 10:37:32 PM 22:37
Posted: 8/2/2016
Location: Lindon, UT
Shape: Light
Duration:1:20 seconds
At 22:40 I was outside in my back yard when I noticed a light that was brighter than a star moving. The light, which appeared in the southwestern sky moved slowly, the way a passenger jet moves across the sky. After about 30 seconds the light suddenly got brighter as the object broke into two pieces. It was like witnessing a crash. At that point both pieces appeared to be burning up with a red and orange color as the object broke apart into tiny pieces. The best description is a firework in slow motion. It was something breaking up as it entered the atmosphere, like a satellite. Over a period of 50 seconds, the object broke apart trailing red light as it moved across the sky in an Eastern direction.

((NUFORC Note: Chinese rocket re-entry. PD))