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Occurred : 9/18/2016 20:45 (Entered as : 09/18/16 20:45)
Reported: 9/18/2016 9:42:21 PM 21:42
Posted: 9/22/2016
Location: Oroville, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:180 seconds
Observed bright orange light moving unlike a jet or prop plane that seemed to stop in midair, and jerk or rock slightly.

I was observing Mars through a narrow opening in the Oak tree canopy toward the western sky. I then saw a moving light through the Oak trees coming toward me to the left. The moving orange colored light then became obscured by the canopy.

First I assumed it was just a light from an airplane. I moved further out from the house where less trees could obscure my view. The orange colored light then reappeared in the sky off toward my left view. The light was moving very slowly, and then it seemed like it was not moving at all except for a slight rocking movement. It also became slightly brighter. The brightness of the object than started to fade until I could not see it any longer.