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Occurred : 4/22/2018 11:00 (Entered as : 04/22/2018 11:00)
Reported: 4/22/2018 8:32:31 PM 20:32
Posted: 4/26/2018
Location: Leicester, MA
Shape: Unknown
Duration:10 seconds
Flash of light, then object moving fast across the night sky.

I was sitting outside smoking a cigarette before bed looking up at the bright moon when I saw a flash in the sky, as if a star turned on and off. I didn't think anything of it when a few minutes later from the opposite side of the sky I saw a fast moving brightly glowing white/reddish object trail accross the sky for about 10 seconds, and then disappear. It was moving much faster than an airplane but much slower than a shooting star. And I know that it couldn't have been a shooting star because this object was moving horizontally along the skyline. The odd thing was that it disappeared right around where I saw the initial flash. There was no sound that I could hear at the time but there was a loud bang in the distance. Not sure if it could be related to this object. It was a very quiet night before this, but shortly after 3 aircraft emerged from the sky which I thought was odd. And all the dogs in the surrounding areas started barking.