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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/12/2020 21:00 (Entered as : 06/12/20 21:00)
Reported: 6/15/2020 8:16:35 AM 08:16
Posted: 6/25/2020
Location: Huntersville, NC
Shape: Light
Duration: ~1 minute
Bright light flares and makes 90 degree turn

I observed a bright white light approaching from the east. At first I thought it was Venus or a bright star (I am an amateur astronomer) but it was in the wrong position, much too low and it was moving. It appeared to be an aircraft but did not have any blinking lights and then the intensity of the brightness increased markedly almost like a flare. This increase lasted only a few seconds and it continued westward. I believe it flared once more but cannot remember for sure. As it continued west, it then made a very sharp 90 degree turn north and continued on until I could not see it anymore. The turn was very abrupt - certainly not like any aircraft that I have seen.