An Idaho witness in Ada County reports watching a "car size, orange, glowing object" that moved in from the north and headed south on July 4, 2012, according to testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.
The witness first assumed the object was a small plane that was moving toward the copper basin development.
"Several of us observed this orange, glowing cylinder with a dome top about the size of a car fly low and slow," the reporting witness stated. "The object was silent."
The object moved away.
"It then turned towards the east and slowly faded out as it got further away. Absolutely the best 4th of July we will ever remember. I've seen moving stars but never up close and in my area."
No images or videos were included with the MUFON report, which was filed on July 6, 2012. Ada County is in southwestern Idaho, population 392,365.
Idaho is a current UFO ALERT 5 rating, with a low number of UFO sightings nationally. Idaho had 4 reports in June 2012 - the 33rd highest reporting state while California had 84 reports - the highest reporting state in the nation.
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The following is the unedited and as yet uninvestigated report filed with MUFON. Please keep in mind that most UFO reports can be explained as something natural or manmade. If Idaho MUFON State Director James Baker investigates and reports back on this case, I will release an update. Please report UFO activity to MUFON.com.
ID, July 4, 2012 - car size,orange glowing object from north heading south then east,flying very low and slow. MUFON Case 40321.
This object first appeared to be a small plane flying from north to south towards the copper basin development.Several of us observed this orange glowing cylinder with a dome top about the size of a car fly low and slow.The object was silent.It then turned towards the east and slowly faded out as it got further away.Absoutely the best 4th of july we will ever remember.Ive seen moving stars but never up close and in my area.
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