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Occurred : 11/1/2008 21:20 (Entered as : 11/01/2008 2120)
Reported: 11/6/2008 1:47:17 AM 01:47
Posted: 1/10/2009
Location: Glenrothes (UK/Scotland),
Shape: Circle
Duration:4 MINUTES

About 2120 (G.M.T) on Saturday, 1st November 2008, I was stood outside my house in Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland, UK. It was dark; the sky was clear and there was little or no wind. My attention was drawn towards a slow moving object to the south west, which was travelling in a north easterly direction. I would estimate the height to be somewhere between 3 and 5 thousand feet. I was immediately suspicious because the object was bright orange in colour. As it drew closer (less than one mile) it slowed down and maintained its position above the ground. A short time later, it backed away, whilst climbing sharply at an acute angle. It was travelling at an incredible speed and within 20 seconds or so, it was the size of a distant star. We observed it moving from side to side between 3 stars which were in close proximity to each other. At no time did I hear the sound of engines or a propulsion system. There was no beam of light emitting from the object towards the ground.