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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/31/2021 18:00 (Entered as : 05/31/21 18:00)
Reported: 6/21/2021 1:11:46 AM 01:11
Posted: 7/31/2021
Location: Katy, TX
Shape: Light
Duration: 1 or 2 seconds
Brief two second sighting of bright red light traversing the sky at low altitude in a crescent shape trajectory.

I was walking out my front door heading north toward my truck parked in front on the street.. midway approximately 10feet from my truck and 15 feet from my house, I stopped and turned my head around and looked up at the sky above my house. I don't remember why I stopped, perhaps I wanted to see if there were any rain clouds in the sky, but I'm not totally convinced that was the case. The moment I set my eyes on the sky a bright red light appeared at what seemed a very low altitude (maybe 750-1500ft, it appeared close to me rather than far and large) and traversed the sky in a crescent shape-like trajectory for a second or two and disappeared. My vantage point was limited by trees and my house (two-story) so I'm not sure if it reappeared. However my sighting was not obfuscated by trees or anything else; I had a clear view of what little I did see. It definitely-absolutely was not an airplane or drone, there is an airport 8 miles northeast from my home and jet! s often/hourly pass over my home. Also, two international airports are further away, both about 40-45 miles away, one to the southeast and one to the northeast so I have some bearing on altitude. This red light seemed way lower than the jets that fly over to land at the small airport 8miles NE of my house. Since I spontaneously stopped to turn my head to look at the sky behind me, I almost feel as if I was psychic-ly compelled to.. I'm on crutches for a leg injury, when I'm walking I typically try to get to point a to b asap because they are uncomfortable. And if I would have looked a second too early or a second too late I would have missed it if it was indeed some natural meteorological event like ball lightning or perhaps a meteor.. To the best of my knowledge, I've ruled out meteor because it seemed so low in the sky and it's trajectory wasn't a strait streak across the sky.. All the shooting stars I've seen are very high up in the atmosphere and not red like a siren. I! don't know much about ball lightning, but I'm assuming all li! ghtning would appear, I don't know, white or blue... Not red. Also, there was no noise. So I'm left thinking I saw something phenomenal, not quite sure what to make of it. I just find it strange as a skeptic following the UFO story recently, in depth, that I would have a personal sighting days before the DNI report to Congress. And at the time, after the observation, I just turned back around, hopped in my truck, and went on my way like nothing totally bizarre just happened--I was totally calm and reacted nonchalant. I find it strange I wasn't more excited, or went to tell my mother inside, or got my phone out to record in case it reappeared, or went in my back yard to try and get another look (my backyard doesn't have trees so views of the sky are wide in that direction). It's quite extraordinary all things considered and it's almost like I was in a trance. Maybe it was disbelief; I don't know. But, now I think about it very often. Two weeks went by before telling anyone. Now, I've! told family and friends and decided to report after watching Mick West interview Alex Dietrich about the Nimitz encounter. She made a point to report sightings if you have one. Anyway, I'm much more open minded to a more exotic explanation of recent news. That's all. Oh and by the way I'd swear on the bible and take a lie detector test, no problem. I don't know what I saw but I sure saw something weird and it fits with the "light" ufo sightings and videos others have documented, so.. There seems to be a pattern. I'm just curious if anyone else in my area saw it that early evening; I live in a very heavily populated suburb. Lastly, this may be totally unimportant, but I have an old flat screen TV in my kitchen that has been turning on by itself multiple (1-3)times a day for the past few months. Anyway, that's it. Thank you.