|Occurred : 11/8/2008 17:47 (Entered as : 11/08/08 17:47)
Reported: 11/8/2008 7:13:20 PM 19:13
Location: Edmonds, WA
|In sequence two multi-colored rotating lights move North and East over South Whidby Island, approximately 5 minutes each,
UFOs over South Whidbey Island 11/08/2008 5:47 PM Viewed through binoculars – 7X35 wide angle.
4 witnessed the first portion of event – observer and family with and without binoculars.
Whitness had stepped out to put dogs out and was struck by appearance of rotating multicolored light.
Object description - multi-colored light - white, green, and red, alternating – seemingly rotating over by Double Bluff area of Whidbey Island, WA. The object was probably a few thousand feet altitude. The light had shape, was not point source and the colors were not fixed position – either alternating position or rotating and encompassing a large portion of the object – the rest of the object maintaining a bright white light. From my house just across the Puget Sound in North Edmonds and without visual obstruction the light looked larger than an aircraft. The light moved East and North passing over a tower with a red beacon on the hill, traveling level and seemingly very slowly. After it was several miles North and East of the tower it turned East out over the Puget Sound and headed North towards Everett, seeming to fly over the middle of the sound. There was no noise detected and no other aircraft in the air at that time. The duration was between 5 and 8 minutes. As it moved far enough to be out of view to the North, another similar light appeared in the same location, maybe slightly to the East of the original position of the first object at approximately 5:53 PM. The second moved very slowly over the tower and towards the East, but before it got to the Puget Sound, it began gaining altitude. It picked up speed as it started upward, but the disappearance took several minutes. As the size decreased due to the distance, you could still detect the rotational aspect of the lighting. When it became a point of changing color, it was noted that there was at least one other object up near the one under observation, a little to the east and lower. It also displayed the same alternating color with predominant white light around it. These lights became discernable after a minute or two. The duration of the second sighting was approximately 5 minutes.