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Occurred : 7/14/2009 23:00 (Entered as : 7/14/2009 23:00)
Reported: 8/19/2016 9:13:50 PM 21:13
Posted: 8/25/2016
Location: St. Francisville, LA
Shape: Circle
Duration:20 seconds
Black circular object illuminates orange light and then flies away without sound

It was dark out and there was little light pollution. I was at a stable with horses and their trainer, when they started acting agitated and panicked. I looked around to see if anyone was driving up, as vehicles are a common thing that spooks these horses. I looked up and a perfect circle appear about the size of the moon in the sky just about a thumb's length away from the moon if the hand were to be held to the sky. It was a bright orange color a faded into a more red color during the event. The way it appear was almost like a rapid moon phase, with one side appearing as a crescent and relatively quickly opening up into a full circle. It was stationary for about 10 seconds before moving around in the same general area in a quick, almost erratic way. As the red color darkened, it disappeared in the same manner it had appeared, but in the opposite direction. A faint black circle was left in the place of where the lights had been, but it was no longer illumina! ted or emitting a halo effect. The black object accelerated rapidly towards the tree line. The entire event was silent, and upon the disappearance of the object the horse were calm again. I have returned to the site a few times over the years and have not seen the object ever again.