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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/7/2013 22:15 (Entered as : 07/07/2013 22:15)
Reported: 7/7/2013 1:19:24 PM 13:19
Posted: 7/14/2013
Location: Chicago Heights, IL
Shape: Circle
Duration: 3 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, Animals reacted to the event
There was an Orange Glow in the sky.

It was 10:15 pm Central Time and my boyfriend and I were sitting in the backyard, enjoying a bonfire & the fireworks. My boyfriend noticed an orange glow in the sky. It was in the southern sky, above our house, moving to the north. This was larger and brighter than any star in the sky.

It could not have been a plane, it was moving too slow and did not have any flashing lights. This could not have been a firework as it was lit too long, traveled too far and was too high. It was in the sky for about 3 minutes. This 'light' traveled towards the north before it disappeared. It just vanished.

Also, after this 'light', there were no planes in the air for almost 24 hours. This is strange, as we are located in a flight path and see planes at least every 30 minutes. But there were no planes anywhere for almost 24 hours after seeing this.

We live in Chicago Heights, Illinois which is a southern suburb of Chicago, IL. My exact address is 31 E 23rd St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411. I can be reached at 708-639-1273.

Thank you, ((name deleted))