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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/20/2021 22:00 (Entered as : May 20, 21 22:00)
Reported: 5/28/2021 1:32:47 PM 13:32
Posted: 7/31/2021
Location: Eddyville, KY
Shape: Other
Duration: 3-5 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail, The object changed color
What looked like a meteor[ite] stopped in mid-air and grew in size/brightness, then changed and moved away in reverse.

On May 20, 2021, I was going home with my friend and my grandkids. Through the windshield, I noticed what I thought was a falling star. It was very bright, moving diagonally downward at a fast speed, and had a long sparking trail. It was so awesome, I brought it to the attention of the others in the car. I even started to tell my granddaughter to make a wish, but instead practically yelled, “look at that! Are y’all seeing this?”, because it was growing so bright. I thought sure it was about to burn out, and told my friend to stop the car so we wouldn’t lose view of it. Within a split second of them acknowledging they saw it, the object stopped moving; which we all noted was not something a meteorite/falling star does. It, basically, hovered in the air. At that point, it began to increase in size and brightness. It grew in size and brightness, for at least 15-30 seconds before blanking out. But, as we slowly proceeded on, we saw something moving back from the! point of vanish toward the direction the bright object had come from.

This object looked like tilted plane wings, of sorts. There was 2 faint yellowish just below and to the left of a red one, on an oblong silhouette. There was no true outline of anything, such as an airplane, but the span between the lights was far too wide for a drone. I’d say, at least 30 feet. Going by the height of the adult trees in the area, it was well over 150 feet up. I don’t know if it made any sound, because we never shut off our car.

It appeared to stop again, in the distance, but the others in the car refused to stay so that I could watch longer.