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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/5/2012 23:00 (Entered as : 05/05/12 23:00)
Reported: 5/11/2012 4:33:53 AM 04:33
Posted: 5/13/2012
Location: Hedgesville, WV
Shape: Other
Duration: 15 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
05/05/2012 Orange object spotted in Hedgesville, WV that appeared and vanished within 15 seconds at around 11 pm.

I went outside and was able to spot the close orbiting moon at about 11 pm so I yelled for my friend to come check it out. As we were both looking at it a strange orange object started moving through the sky out of no where. There were no blinking lights on the object and I was trying to convince myself that it was a helicopter but I never heard any sounds. I don’t really know what shape the object was but if I had to give my best educated guess I would say whatever a helicopter looks like from a distance in the sky. My friend was telling me that he thought the movement of the object was weird, sort of wobbling while flying through the sky. I thought it was strange as well, but I can’t really explain it. It just seemed to move unlike a completely “normal” flying object. We watched the object move for about 15 seconds until it went behind a cloud. It should have only been behind the cloud for maybe 2 seconds, but it never reappeared anywhere in the sk! y. It was cloudy out that night; however, the path that the object was headed on should have been clearly visible. I know of no object that could change its trajectory so that I would not have seen it fly out of the cloud.