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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/7/2012 03:00 (Entered as : 04/07/2012 03:00)
Reported: 4/15/2012 10:38:45 PM 22:38
Posted: 4/18/2012
Location: Sarasota, FL
Shape: Light
Duration: 3 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Bright neon green orb seen descending.

I am a college student in Sarasota, Florida. I saw a ufo, similar to some of the other ones witnessed in other parts of Florida reported on this site: It was a greenish orb.

I am an art student, and I made an animation that closely resembles what I saw. I believe I replicated what I saw with about 85% accuracy. I saw it clearly, and remember it clearly, but it occurred no more than 3 seconds, so that's why I believe it to be about 85% accurate.

Anyways, here's what happened: Last Saturday night, or rather Sunday morning, around 3 am, I was driving from school to my apartment. I was wide awake. The road was dark-there are no road lamps. Up far ahead are plazas that have lighting but it was a mile ahead. As I drove, a bright light caught my attention; I could see it to the right through my windshield. It was circular and orb-like, and it was a bright light. Most of it was neon green, with a bright white center, but I could see cyan blue towards the bottom right of the light. The orb descended towards the ground in a smooth curved path. It descended rather fast, but not fast enough that it appeared to be falling. It had no tail like a falling meteorite, and it made no noise. It was consistently orb-like. Eventually, it was obscured by tall dark trees.

I tried to figure out what it was. At first I thought that it might of been some sort of creature/bird/insect that was close to a light and reflected bright light. However, there are no lights or road lamps around the area. Wherever the orb descended to it was in wild pine forestry. Second, I thought that perhaps a light from a car or some nearby building reflected on my windshield; but after observing my windshield for days, I could see that my windshield does not reflect any light-only car door windows reflect light. The orb was way too bright and crystal clear to be a reflection either way. I also thought of it possibly being a meteor, but it has no tail-years before I had witnessed a rather large bright blue and loud meteor burn in the sky and they are not identical at all. It could not have been a helicopter because the light was extremely neon green and slightly blue at the bottom, and it was too large to be a helicopter; I would've heard it if it was that close. It wa! s also moving too fast to be any man-made craft. In conclusion, it's nothing I've seen and nothing I can explain.

As an illustration student, I just HAD to replicate what I saw. I made an animation to show the speed and path of the orb, the colors and brightness as accurate as I remember, and how high it was and how far away it was. I hope my illustrations will help in whatever investigations or studies your organization does. If you have further questions, feel free to email me. I'll be sending the graphics as soon as I submit this form.