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UFO Sighting Report - United Kingdom

October 24th 2007 : Near Guildford, Surrey and Aldershot, Hampshire, England


UFOINFO Sighting Form Report

Location: near Guildford, Aldershot, UK

Date: 24/10/07

Time: 18:03

Number of witnesses: 1

Number of objects: 1

Shape of objects: Light/Globe/Sphere

Weather Conditions: Still well lit sky around one hour before sunset gray clouds but good visibility.

Description: Hi,

I was driving west bound on the A31 when I noticed a bright reddish globe of light floating above the nearby fields on my right hand side, across the road toward the direction of Aldershot (north from my position).

First I thought it was the back of a low jet fighter plane backburner, but the size and color of the reddish hue was more similar to a flare than a plane especially the bright pink/reddish color, it had a bright center like a star but pink in color and a reddish exterior with no smoke, sound or the normal burning flicker of a flare, it also kept motionless in the well lit sky (it was around 18:03), floating at the same vertical height for around 1 minute after spotting it.

As I was driving at around 60 miles per hour it was impossible to tell the exact distance between me and the light and wither it was completely motionless, but I would estimate it was standing there at a distance of around half to one mile from where I was.

After around one minute of watching it, I tried to stop the car to have a better look, as I also had a good camera on my phone, but there were no place to stop. I decided to do a U-turn to watch the light from the closer other side of the road, when I realized it had already disappeared with no trace. It is impossible to tell if it diminished or flew away as there were trees in between when I realized it completely disappeared.

For your reference, I am including the URL to the map of the exact spot where I could still see it before the U turn:

Google map showing location of sighting.

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