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Occurred : 5/1/2013 21:53 (Entered as : 05/01/13 21:53)
Reported: 5/1/2013 8:30:41 PM 20:30
Posted: 5/15/2013
Location: Towanda, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 4 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object changed color
While on the phone my mother was outside and looking up at the sky when she noticed an odd red/orange light heading north. She immediately called my friend, her boyfriend, and myself outside to see it.

Hurrying outside and looking straight into the sky we all see a large, circular, red/orange light slowly moving across the sky coming from the south and heading north. The object appeared to be "gliding" as it was moving too slow for a plane and too quickly and too close to be a satellite.

The object was visible to us for about four minutes until it disappeared into the sky, continuing its original pace.