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Occurred : 12/5/2004 20:30 (Entered as : 12/05/2004 20:30)
Reported: 12/6/2004 8:46:35 AM 08:46
Posted: 12/14/2004
Location: Orlando, FL
Shape: Light
Duration:about 7 or 8 seconds
A bright green, flourescent light that traveled at a very rapid speed leaving a trail and changed direction rapidly before disappearing

My daughter and I were traveling north on Florida's turnpike at about 8:30PM. A flying object traveled northbound next to the turnpike above the treeline in a straight line, dipped and turned up and to the northeast at an incredibly high rate of speed before it completely disappeared. I could not make out the shape of the object - it was a bright, flourescent green light that left a trail as it moved. I have never seen anything move that quickly in the sky (or on land or sea for that matter). I'm 40 years old and have never seen anything like this in my life, nor have I ever looked for it. I cannot explain it and feel strange even having seen it. It was too big to be a model plane or a firefly or some logical explanation. It was too fast to be a small plane or helicopter. The light was not a projected beam because it was self-propelled and moved with precision and purpose. And it disappeared after it changed direction upward and to the northeast.