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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/14/2013 17:15 (Entered as : 09/14/2013 17:15)
Reported: 9/14/2013 6:44:58 PM 18:44
Posted: 9/30/2013
Location: Elyria, OH
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 2 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object emitted other objects
Bright orange orb, dropping flare like flashes in Northeastern sky, changed direction and faded into high altitude.

Around 9:15PM on 09/14/2013 while on my back patio I noticed a very bright orange orb in the northeastern sky. It appeared to be moving west towards myself. I watched it for just a few seconds when I saw what looked like a little orange teardrop "melt" off the bottom of it, that then evaporated. I immediately thought it was some kind of comet that was burning away. I ran inside and grabbed my cellphone to capture a video. I began to film it for a few seconds and noticed it was was moving straight north now and seemed to have been gaining altitude very very quickly. I observed a few more "melting" drops during this period until it completely disappeared from view in the northern sky. I did see the object flash two more melting drops from it at this point, although I could not see the object itself. During my entire viewing of this object there was no noise coming from it.

I have a minute long cell phone video in which the object is visible in less detail, although a "flare drop" can be seen.