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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/11/2020 23:45 (Entered as : 08/11/20 23:45)
Reported: 8/23/2020 8:47:00 AM 08:47
Posted: 8/27/2020
Location: Valley City, ND
Shape: Light
Duration: 30-45 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Lake Ashtabula. High altitude (or low orbit) light moving at extreme speeds in a zig-zag pattern.

Lake Ashtabula (10 miles N of Valley City, ND) I had been stargazing and watching a meteor shower with my girlfriend and my grandparents on this evening. Around 11:30pm, everyone started heading into the cabin to go to bed but I decided to stay by the fire for awhile longer. As I was about to get up, I saw what at first looked like a satellite, however it moved at extreme speeds in a zig-zag pattern. It appeared to be at high altitude or low earth orbit. People know me as a "space nerd" so when I saw this and told my girlfriend, she believed me when I said it was not a satellite or spacecraft. It may have been blinking but I cannot remember for sure. I am also an aircraft pilot, so I know it was not an aircraft.