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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/25/2018 21:30 (Entered as : 07/25/18 21:30)
Reported: 7/26/2018 11:32:26 AM 11:32
Posted: 8/10/2018
Location: St. George Island, FL
Shape: Circle
Duration: 40 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object
Red round objects appearing with one that had three stationary red lights, then vanishing after 20-30 seconds.

We had checked the sky guide on our smartphone to identify Mars which was on our horizon. Our goal of the evening was to watch the ISS orbit at 22:30 over our area.

My daughters excitedly called for me to come see something else in the sky. A circular, red object appeared, seemingly out of nowhere, and held its position for approximately 20-30 seconds then faded out of sight completely. One of my daughters actually had binoculars in hand and viewed it through that. It was an opaque red, with an orange-ish halo effect. We kept vigil on the deck and about ten minutes later two separate ones appeared with one about 15 to 20 degrees off the horizon, a little to the left of Mars, and then way off to the right there was another one simultaneous, and higher in the sky.

Astonished, we waited and for the last sighting of the night, one red light appeared, while the other two appeared in apprimately the same area and degree of the first sighting. But what made this even more fascinating was that this last one actually started with one red light, then added another red light, and then another. For a total of three red lights seeming to be on one object, slightly angled. It reminded me of the lights coming on in the Phoenix lights case. Except this was much smaller, at least from our vantage point. And then all five lights in the sky vanished and that was the last we saw of the red lights.

I am a ((deleted--fiftyish)) year old woman on vacation with my husband and my twin 17 year old daughters. We have been coming to this island for 12 summers in a row. The girls will celebrate their birthday on August 1st. Who is also my husband and my 20th anniversary. I have a B.A. in journalism and a post graduate teaching degree. Iím originally from San Diego and am well aware of military exercises and such. My father was an aero-space engineer who worked for Convair and Lockheed Martin, back in the 60ís and 70ís and was present for at least one of the Gemini space shots from Cape Canaveral.

As I sit here writing on our back deck, we were absolutely astonishing led to see an Osprey perform a flyover our beach from southwest to northeast. And it didnít look like he was over 500 feet. IT WAS AMAZING. But, that does not take away from the fact that what we saw last night was totally unidentifiable.

I would also like to state that I AM a believer in the UFO community. There is just no way we can be the only lifeforms in this vast universe!

((NUFORC Note: We spoke with the source of this report, and we found her to be unusually eloquent and serious minded. We suspect that she is a very skilled, and reliable, witness. PD))