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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/16/2012 22:00 (Entered as : 06/16/12 22:00)
Reported: 6/16/2012 11:48:17 PM 23:48
Posted: 6/20/2012
Location: Bend, OR
Shape: Circle
Duration: 7 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Unusual Orange Orbs spotted over Bend, OR

Saw some strange lights in the sky tonight and just had to Google to see if there was an explanation. Sounds like there are a lot of other people who have had similar experiences. About 10pm tonight in Bend, OR, clear night, we came out of my parents home and our daughter said "Momma, what's that in the sky???" My husband and I looked up to see a bright orange orb traveling through the sky (NE to SW) traveling at about a plane's pace. Brighter than a plane would be and as it started to fade, I really paid attention. It had a light on it that was revolving around the outside until it finally disappeared. Never seen anything like it before. We then started to drive and saw another one within a minute. Stopped to watch and it, too, disappeared (traveling east to west). Didn't see the revolving light this time, however, it was not directly overhead as the first one had been. Within 30 seconds, we spotted the 3rd orane orb coming from the south and trav! eling across the sky to the North, slightly west. What in the world are these things? We were thinking maybe a new firework that has some amazing fading quality and can travel across the sky at the same height without falling before fading. I also read about the chinese lanterns. Not totally convinced, but maybe. All three seemed to be traveling about the height of a local, lower flying plane and horizontally across the sky. Can't wait to find out what they are!