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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/17/2017 00:45 (Entered as : 03/17/2017 00:45)
Reported: 10/4/2017 6:55:56 PM 18:55
Posted: 10/5/2017
Location: Tolland, CT
Shape: Light
Duration: 10 minutes
Motionless Orange light in the sky, moved quickly away as we approached.

Prior to March 17, 2017, I treated UFO reports as simply more sensationalist seeking hogwash. I still donít know what the object was, canít even explicitly define it as a UFO, but what I and my wife saw that night while driving in Tolland, CT, 12:45 AM was very strange.

Orange light motionless in the sky. We watched it for a while as we tried to determine if it was a planet or an airplane heading to Bradley airport. We dismissed the plane theory because it was not moving. Dismissed the planet theory because it was too big.

At one point my wife said itís a house on top of the mountain, to which I responded there is no mountain in Connecticut that high. I made a left turn to go up a hill to get a better look. As the car rounded the corner at the top of the hill we saw the orange glow like a huge sodium lamp in the sky.

I stopped the car and thatís when the bizarre behavior began. The previously stationary light moved quickly to the right, faster than a helicopter or any other aircraft, but slower than a meteorite, made sweeping left turn and disappeared behind the trees. There was no sound, I had opened the car window.

I took a picture of my location with my cell phone but when I checked the picture, the GPS coordinates were not recorded. Weird and frightening. My wife can verify. We were not drinking, neither of us do drugs, and we were not dreaming.