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07/12/2014 06:51 UTC
Date of the Event
07/11/2014 09:30 UTC
Bright white object traveling at slow speed and high altitude flared brilliantly then rapidly dimmed to dull reddish orange.Object made abrupt u-turn. Object traveled at about one-third the speed of jet aircraft.
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Object Flight Path
Path with directional change
On July 11th,2014,at approximately 2130,while attending no alcohol birthday cookout in Newnan, Georgia, observed bright white object at high altitude traveling from south to north.Object flared brilliantly then rapidly dimmed to dull,reddish orange color. Object then made abrupt u-turn and took a southerly track.Object was lost in glow of full moon.Object's speed was about one-third that of jet aircraft. Object was under observation for nearly 15 minutes and covered several degrees of arc.
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