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Occurred : 10/17/2016 20:49 (Entered as : 10/17/2016 20:49)
Reported: 10/17/2016 6:09:58 PM 18:09
Posted: 10/21/2016
Location: Melbourne, FL
Shape: Light
Duration:30 seconds
Light hovers, dims, then shoots off over Lake Washington area, Melbourne, Florida.

At approximately 8:49pm EST in Melbourne Florida 2 people witnessed a light similar to Mars to the naked eye on a clear night hovering due west for 15 seconds before the light dimmed to be barely visible and then shot like a dim comet north west from where it was hovering.

Event lasted approximately 30 seconds.

Object moved significantly slower than a helicopter or plane.