UFO Sighting

Sighting Basics

Case Number 54946
Log Number US-03252014-0014
Date Submitted 03/25/2014 09:38 UTC
Date of the Event 03/23/2014 09:15 UTC
Source MUFON
Disposition Unresolved
Summary Bright orange starlike orb, Stationary
Tags none

Sighting Location

City Lewisburg
Region Tennessee
Country United States
Latitude 35.426324
Longitude -86.882336
The latitude and longitude presented here is an approximation to protect the reporters identity

Sighting Specifics

Viewing Distance Unknown
Sighting Duration Undisclosed
Object Features Unknown
Object Flight Path Stationary
Object Shape Sphere
Weather Factors Unknown

Sighting Details

Walking out to my barn to feed my horses,and gazed at the sky noticing that it was a very clear night and the stars were brilliant and twinkling as they usually are on cold clear nights. Happened to see a very bright orange "star" about 15 degrees directly below the north star.(Polaris) I didn't pay too much attention to it until I was returning to the house and noticed that it was brighter that the planet Venus but more orange in color. I stopped and watched it for about 10 minutes and it dawned on me that I had never seen or noticed such a star in that location and I knew that no planets track that far north in the sky. After going back inside, I mentioned it to my wife and we looked out the window and it was still there. About 10 minutes later,I received a phone call from a friend who lives about 40 miles east of me and I told him about it, and asked if he could see it. He went outside and confirmed that he also saw it. I asked him if he had a sky map app on his smartphone and he did. He pointed the sky map at it and no identified stars showed up on the app. While we were talking, I decided to get my camcorder and film it, but I was too late. He, all of a sudden said that the darn thing just disappeared. It blinked out. I immediately walked back outside and sure enough it was gone.


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