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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/3/2013 22:40 (Entered as : 08/03/13 22:40)
Reported: 8/3/2013 8:34:23 PM 20:34
Posted: 8/30/2013
Location: Woonsocket, RI
Shape: Fireball
Duration: ~3 minutes
A bright red circle/light/fireball in the sky that didn't blink and suddenly disappeared.

My friends, one of my cousins, and I were walking our friend to her work, which is approximately a half a mile away from my house. As we were nearing the exit of my neighborhood, we all saw a red light in the shape of a circle, the easiest way to describe it would be a fireball. (Like the ones everyone have been reporting, it seems.)

At first we thought it was a comet or meteor of some sort, but comets and meteors usually leave trails if I'm correct. The ball of red light was a lot slower than a meteor, but it was slightly faster than a plane or helicopter. It wasn't blinking, the light was constant. We watched it for approximately three minutes until it suddenly faded away, but I saw an outline around a transparent circle.

The ball didn't seem like the fireballs described by other people, though.

My friend who was going to work, my cousin and I are only upcoming sophomores in high school. My other friend is an upcoming junior in high school, but my cousin is supposed to be a junior. There are two females and one male between us.

I was terrified, and I've been feeling paranoid ever since we've gotten home from the walk.