|Occurred : 11/22/2003 23:20 (Entered as : 11/22/2003 23:20)
Reported: 11/22/2003 9:14:29 PM 21:14
Location: Philadelphia, PA
|Ball lights form circles and rotate. Two groups of two.
In the Northern sky, from west to east, two groups of faint circular lights moving slowly (floating), one trailing the other. At first they seem to be a string (like a string of balloons, or possibly geese) with no definite shape. As they reach the sky directly above me, to the north, they begin to form arcs or semi-circles, and glow brighter. Then, at least one of the groups, forms a perfectly closed circle and rotates for a second or two, glowing even brighter. They go back to arc or string formation and continue towards the northeast, slowly fading in brightness as they move. This whole event possibly took two to three minutes.
However, as the first pair faded in the northeastern sky, a second pair appeared in exactly the same place in the northwestrn sky and repeated the same pattern as the first.
The entire two events took possibly 6 to 8 minutes to complete.
No one else witnessed the event with me. I was standing on our rooftop deck in the northern section of center city Philadelphia. I did call my brother on the phone, who lives across town, to desribe to him what I was seeing. He looked outside his house but could not see anything, not having the same view of the sky that I did.