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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/15/2012 04:30 (Entered as : 07/15/12 4:30)
Reported: 7/25/2020 10:16:12 AM 10:16
Posted: 7/31/2020
Location: Baldwin, KS
Shape: Other
Duration: 5-6 hours
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, There were electrical or magnetic effects, Animals reacted to the event
Douglas Lake - July 2012

Before I left to college, my friends and I had a going away party at Douglas lake in Baldwin, KS. I had just gotten back from Europe the night before and spent the day packing up. That night as we were drinking we noticed a very bright star that was just over the tree line to our south. The light was directly above the tallest tree. It was as bright if not brighter than north star.

Throughout the night we noticed that this star did not follow the sky east to west. In fact many times we noticed it got higher in the sky, then the next time we looked it had moved to the east. The next time it was to the west and below the tip of the tallest tree. Consistantly it was in different locations to the point we made an active decision to look every 30 minutes.

Around 3am everyone except myself went to bed. I sat around the fire watching the light in my thoughts. Around 4:30am the light started moving much faster and I was able to see it move back and forth across the sky. After 5 minutes of shuffling back and forth it started to blink like a strobe getting brighter and brighter then it dissapeared.

For the next 20 minutes or so o was scanning the sky trying to figure out what happened when right where I was looking the bright light flashed once again and reappeared. After this it lowered in the sky and then I could tell it was coming towards my direction.

Within 5 minutes of it lowering I saw it fly directly over my head to the point I could see detail. This was about 5am just as the sky was starting to lighten up. It was a square maybe 75ft long 3pft wide, with the front "windshield" being in the angle of a trapezoid. There was no windshield, everything was completely reflective metal. I could see giant rivets or bolts holding each section of metal together. The wings were similar to origami bird wings shape yet they were at maybe 35 angle.

I did see a bluish light coming out of the back not flame but similar in shape like jet propulsion and color. However it made absolutely zero noise which was crazy being how low it was. Maybe 200ft in the air.

After it flew over me it continued north across the lake. After it flew a ways away and was small in the sky again it began to flash once again and I saw it look as if it stretched out and it was gone .

I noticed as soon as it flew off all the bugs started to make noise like it was an eclipse. Every bug was making noise.

None of my friends would get out of the tent to watch as they were sleeping and hungover. I took video of it on my phone. The next day after charging it I went to show my friends the video and my phone had been factory reset and I lost everything. It has been 8 years and I can remember it as it was last night.