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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/6/2000 20:15 (Entered as : 07/06/00 20:15)
Reported: 7/7/2000 00:35
Posted: 7/11/2000
Location: Rockford, IL
Shape: Changing
Duration: 2-3 seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
small orange light suddenly changed shape and disappeared!

on thursday july 6th i observed a small orange point of light.it was not real bright at first,but then moved north a short distance then,suddenly,brightened and elongated and disappeared.the time was around 8:15 and the sun was setting,and not overcast as i could see the moon clearly.the elongation was about 15 times as long as the object was originally.only lasted for couple of seconds.i've never seen anything like this before!