Stockport, Greater Manchester, England, UK; August 8, 2009

Date of Sighting: 08-Aug-09 09:45

Location of Sighting: Stockport, Cheshire

Brief Description of sighting: Bright orange object which looked as though it was on fire. Moving at a steady pace, slowed then gained altitude slowly and disappeared into the clouds. Sighting lasted 2-3 minutes. Object was similar to a hot air balloon but had no outline or shape.