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Occurred : 3/6/2013 18:30 (Entered as : 03/06/13 18:30)
Reported: 3/9/2013 7:38:45 AM 07:38
Posted: 5/15/2013
Location: Faversham, Kent (UK/England),
Shape: Light
Duration:10 minutes
Orange ball of light silently flying overhead, change direction and disappear.

I walked into my back yard to see if my new solar pond lights were working as it was now sufficiently dark. There was cloud cover and a slight drizzle. I noticed a single orange light in the sky coming from the east. At first I thought it was a plane but there were no other lights or strobes flashing. It moved at a constant speed (about the speed you would expect from an aircraft). I thought it looked odd and so called to my daughter to hurry out and see it. We both watched it continue over our heads and move towards the west. It made no noise. The light whilst constant seemed to move occasionally like a flickering, but not like a flame.

I thought of a Chinese lantern but I have seen these before and as the light passed over our head I would have expected to see evidence of this. There was no wind that evening and the object seemed to have a purposeful flight direction, not floating in the way a Chinese lantern does.

After we observed it flying for about two miles it stopped and changed direction and headed back towards us. I ran inside to get my binoculars but as I came out to the yard my daughter said it had disappeared. I immediately went to the computer and typed ‘Orange balls of light’ into Google and saw a host of YouTube videos and sites saying and showing the same thing which lead me to this site to send a report.