|Occurred : 7/17/2006 21:04 (Entered as : 7/17/06 21:04)
Reported: 7/17/2006 10:39:42 PM 22:39
Location: Las Vegas, NV
|A large orb the size of a man`s fully extended hand passed over central Las Vegas at 21:04 this evening during a period of heavy lightning activity and strong winds.
The object was traveling from northeast to southwest at a high rate of speed. It`s forward speed, however, seemed inconsistent with that of a ball of lightning. It seemed too slow to be lightning.
The forward movement was in a straight trajectory and even, not erratic as one might expect from lighting. It somewhat resembled a searchlight spot but, again, movement and rate of speed seemed inconsistent with that type of light.
Searchlights usually occur repeatedly over periods of time. This ball of light was a one-time occurrence.
The orbs color was white. Blowing sand, dust and some precipitation at the time may have made a clear view of the object impossible. Hence, any features were indefinable.