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Occurred : 7/13/2000 19:25 (Entered as : 07/13/00 19:25)
Reported: 7/15/2000 19:41
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Shape: Circle
Duration:25 minutes
A red brilliant light hovered above my community for approximately 25 minutes, quickly disappearing into the sky.

At approximately 7:15p.m. on July 13,2000 I was sitting on my back patio watching my 3 children play on their swingset when I observed one red moving light in the sky. Being in the flight pattern for Phoenix Sky Harbor, I lke to point out the low flying (descending) aircraft to my son. When this particular light did not have the usual accompanying white and blue lights like the other aircrafts, I kept watching it intently. I also thought it was strange and unusual because it was moving from NW and heading towards my home which is SE. The airport would have been to the object's West position. It appeared to be hovering as it moved, without any up or down movement. It stopped just above my home and shined like a brilliant red star. It didn't appear to have any body, however, the object was too bright to see a dark shaped fuselage of any type. I had my daughter get my camera and I took several (4) snapshots of the object with other commercial aircraft in the frame. After observing it for approximately 20-25 minutes, it disappeared.