Occurred: 2008-07-18 22:20 Local
Reported: 2008-07-18 20:52 Pacific
Duration: 5 minutes
No of observers: 2

Location: Duluth, MN, USA

Shape: Light
Characteristics: Aura or haze around object

A brilliant white light traveling over Lake Superior north to northeast.

I was lying on my couch watching a TV program when a light caught my eye, through our picture window. A very bright and constant light, like a white-hot ball, slowly moved through the night skies. It made its way north, from over lake Superior, and slowly arced northeast in direction. At one point, it seemed to slow a bit and then gradually and effortlessly gained speed. There was no sound and I made notice of the object to another person walking by. The person thought it must be just a plane, but there were no normal signs of it being any kind of plane, helicopter, or ultra-light vehicle... such as; wing tip lights of green or red, no under belly light, no tail light and no sound. This was not a plane.

I have known “man-made” aircraft/planes since I was a child. My family was a member of EAA and we went to the EAA Fly-in in Oshkosh, WI every summer for 18years. Also, my father built and owned an ultra-light aircraft.

Posted 2008-08-12

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