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Occurred : 8/12/2011 05:30 (Entered as : 08/12/11 5:30)
Reported: 8/12/2011 11:19:20 AM 11:19
Posted: 8/21/2011
Location: Kings Mountain, NC
Shape: Light
Duration:One minute
Amber (Orange) Hummingbird-like UFO Sighted in Kings Mountain, NC

I am a marketing copywriter for the business-to-business software industry. I work out of my home in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. I am 51 years old.

At 5:30 AM, I went outside to smoke a cigarette, and I eyeballed a large, amber light hovering in the sky above my home. At first I thought it was a star or planet.

Abruptly, the light started darting around. I rubbed my eyes and shook my head, but the thing was still there, darting around like a hummingbird.

It's odd, but I felt like the thing was winking at me. I mean, it WAS winking. Then, when I made a move, it made a move.

I couldn't determine the object's altitude. It looked like it was in the sky, but it was reacting to my moves, which makes me think it was pretty low altitude.

I was kind of mesmerized by it. I could see it rocking left and right, like a pendulum. It looked like a light bulb. I mean, I could see the filaments, right.

Then it rose straight up and moved off to the south with a kind of zig-zag fishtail move. Zip, it was gone.