|Occurred : 10/24/2007 18:03 (Entered as : 10/24/07 18:03)
Reported: 10/24/2007 1:03:45 PM 13:03
Location: Aldershot (UK/England),
|pink/reddish Fireball or light floating motionless over nearby fields
Hi, I was driving west bound on the A31 when I noticed a bright reddish globe of light floating above the nearby fields on my right hand side, across the road toward the direction of Aldershot (north from my position).
First I thought it was the back of a low jet fighter plane back burner, but the size and color of the reddish hue was more similar to a flare than a plane especially the bright pink/reddish color, it had a bright center like a star but pink in color and a reddish exterior with no smoke, sound or the normal burning flicker of a flare, it also kept motionless in the well lit sky (it was around 18:03), floating at the same vertical height for around 1 minute after spotting it.
As I was driving at around 60 miles per hour it was impossible to tell the exact distance between me and the light and wither it was completely motionless, but I would estimate it was standing there at a distance of around half to one mile from where I was.
After around one minute of watching it, I tried to stop the car to have a better look, as I also had a good camera on my phone, but there were no place to stop. I decided to do a U turn to watch the light from the closer other side of the road, and when I realized it had already disappeared with no trace. It is impossible to tell if it diminished or flew away as there were trees in between when I realized it completely disappeared.
For your reference, I am including the URL to the map of the exact spot where I could still see it before the U turn,