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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 7/13/2017 07:51 (Entered as : 07/13/2017 07:51)
Reported: 7/13/2017 5:27:35 PM 17:27
Location: McKinney, TX
Duration: 3 minutes
Characteristics: The object changed color
|Red Metallic Sphere
On 07-123-2017 at approximately 0751, I observed a red “flash” from the corner of my eye. Turning to face the flash, I observed a sphere, of unknown size, moving from West to East slowly across the sky. The sphere moved in a straight line slowly, taking approximately 3 minutes to move 45 degrees in the arc of the sky.
The sky was clear of clouds and there was no significant wind during this part of the morning, any wind which was moving was passing from South-East to North-West at somewhere less than 10 miles an hour.
The only object which was in the sky at the time of the event which could be used as reference was the moon. The object observed, appeared to be 1/16 of the diameter of the visible moon at the time with best estimate.
The object appeared to be a metallic red color as it would catch sunlight and “flash” very brightly a red color. This flash is what caught my attention in the first place. In between the movements and the times the object flashed, it appeared to be either a dark colored, almost black or a diffuse white colored sphere.