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Occurred : 3/7/2017 22:00 (Entered as : 03/07/17 22:00)
Reported: 4/7/2017 1:14:45 AM 01:14
Posted: 4/7/2017
Location: Adel, IA
Shape: Light
Duration:1 second
Gold light resembling a shooting star darts across Eastern sky, instantly veers upwards, then disappears in Adel, IA.

On March 7th, around 10:00 PM CST, overhead high in the Eastern sky a tiny, round, gold light appeared from no apparent origin, shot across a section of the (about 6 inches in my field of vision), and in an instant zipped upwards with an immediate change of direction before vanishing. There seemed to be a brief trail, but it happened so quickly, I am unsure due to its speed.

Everything about this object, except for the quick change of course, resembled a shooting star, but I could not find any reports for comets.

((NUFORC Note: We spoke with the witness, who prefers to remain anonymous. He sounded to us to be serious-minded, and he confirmed that the date indicated above is correct, and that the date of the sighting was not April 07th, as we initially had suspected. PD))