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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/7/2013 17:45 (Entered as : 01/07/13 17:45)
Reported: 2/9/2013 7:14:25 PM 19:14
Posted: 2/18/2013
Location: Madison, WI
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 2 minutes
Red light hovering in sky over Lake Mendota, too high and could not be tower as it was over the lake, constant red light (no blinking)

I was stopped by the light at the Doty St/Wisconsin Ave. intersection facing Lake Mendota. Saw red light hovering in sky straight ahead over Lake Mendota. It was too high to be a tower with a light on it, and there is no tower there. I've lived on that street and therefore know there's no tower there, and I've never seen any light there before. It remained in the same place while I sat at the light. It also did NOT twinkle or blink; the light was constant. Possibly a helicopter, but it was a very windy and somewhat snowy night. I grew up 15 minutes from O'Hare Airport most of my life so I am aware of typical air traffic.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))