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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/12/2010 19:45 (Entered as : 05/12/2010 19:45)
Reported: 5/22/2010 11:15:47 AM 11:15
Posted: 6/3/2010
Location: Chesapeake, VA
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 8 seconds
Characteristics: The object changed color
The bright fireball dimmeded in appearance, then changed its trajectory, before disapearing.

During twilight at approx. 7:45 pm looking straight up (12:00 pos.) and bringing my eyes down to the 11:00 position due east, an extremely bright star-like object appeared, traveling southeast very slowly for 2-3 second (maybe due to a very steep trajectory): the distance with hand outstretched was the length of my thumb. Then the object faded to a small red dot and turned south, doubled its speed, and traveled another 4-5 seconds before completely disappearing without a trace.