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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/4/2012 18:15 (Entered as : 05/04/2012 18:15)
Reported: 5/4/2012 1:45:00 AM 01:45
Posted: 5/13/2012
Location: Townsville, Queensland (Australia),
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
Red colored flying body seen flying over Townsville, Queensland AU at 6:15pm on May 4, 2012.

At 6:15pm on May 4, 2012, a red colored body was seen moving from NW to SE high in the sky. The object was so high that there was no sound, however, the object remained in view for about 10 minutes once noticed. It was traveling past the moon when we first noticed it. It did not have an exhaust trail and it appeared to be oblong with red and gold coloring. We checked to make sure the sun, which was behind us and setting, wasn’t the cause of the coloring, but it was not high enough to be noticeable.