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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/9/2005 23:30 (Entered as : 07/09/1905 23:30)
Reported: 10/11/2005 5:02:00 PM 17:02
Posted: 10/20/2005
Location: Wilderness State Park, MI
Shape: Light
Duration: 1-2 min
While sitting on the beach of lake michigan (looking west) we saw a light moving slowly from the horizon in a straight line towards 12:00 - it moved slowly at first and seemed to gain speed as it gained altitude.

It began as a bright light and became dimmer the further from the horizon line it got.

At approximately 20-30 degrees off the horizon it disappeared completely.

It did not have the appearance of a large rocket firework and was far away as there is at least a mile of water between the shoreline and the nearest island. It did look like a shuttle or a large rocket launching from a great distance.