Sitting on rear porch looking at the sky.Bright beam of light caught my eye.Followed object for about 12 mins. Thought it was satelite in trouble/Made uncharactoristic maneuvers for satelite. Object came from south,flashed beam of light,made tight curly q proceeded west, stopped and made circles as if a helicopter falling, but never lost altitute. possible there was two objects cicrleing lost sight. Object was as high as a barly distant star .