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Occurred : 8/1/2011 01:00 (Entered as : 08/1/2011 01:00)
Reported: 8/13/2011 11:36:05 PM 23:36
Posted: 8/21/2011
Location: Orting, WA
Shape: Light
Duration:2 hours
Bright light in western sky

Four individuals and myself were enjoying the meteor shower on august 12th-13th. Heads and eyes towards the skies, I noticed an orange light in the western direction. I mistook it as a planet because it was a solid light... and not blinking... at the time.

An hour passes by, and that light has moved a little down towards the horizon... and now is blinking between white and red... like a star would... Except its rocking back and forth in a horizontal pattern... I got the attention of a friend and asked for a second opinion... he agreed that it was indeed rocking back and forth VERY subtle.

Another 30 minutes goes by... and that light has now traveled down towards the horizon RIGHT above the trees. It has moved FAR too fast to be a star or planet... and is still rocking back and forth... it got the attention of the rest of the people around us.

We decide to try and communicate... we flash the LED flash on the back of an iPhone in a strobe pattern... and the light starts to move back and forth faster... until it just goes out.

It was my first UFO sighting. Please tell me if this is a mistake...