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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/14/2022 23:00 (Entered as : 02/14/2022 11:00 PM)
Reported: 3/1/2022 4:09:37 PM 16:09
Posted: 3/4/2022
Location: , VA
Shape: Light
Duration: Around 1 minute
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, Animals reacted to the event
Orange light appeared in the distance, flew for a ways, then descended straight down.

For the past month I've been driving out to Cumberland county, which neighbors mine (Powhatan) to stargaze. I found a nice, giant empty field in the middle of the county with no light pollution, and I lay on my car roof at night. On the 14th, I saw an orange light, larger than a star, suddenly appear. There was a thick cloud cover that night, so stars, planes, and satellites could not be seen. The light was consistent, no strobe, and it flew in a kind of wavy line for what looked from my position to be a couple hundred feet, then it just slowly descended. It was hard to tell if the object was moving in a straight line or if it was wavering.

The oddest part was that there were animals in that direction that were freaking out, dogs, cows; I even heard a donkey braying.