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Occurred : 2/17/2011 18:30 (Entered as : 02/17/11 18:30)
Reported: 2/17/2011 8:21:02 PM 20:21
Posted: 2/18/2011
Location: Austin, TX
Shape: Fireball
Duration:10 minutes or so
Bright lights in the sky

Driving home from work, I noticed people standing in their yards looking at the sky. As I made a turn, there was a car stopped in the middle of the street and the woman in the car had her head hanging out the window talking on her phone also looking up. I then looked up and there were two lights in the sky, they reminded me of what a flare would look like in clouds but they were moving slowly and moving together at a fairly close proximity. They were a flickering yellow orange color with an orb-like appearance but maybe that had something to do with the clouds. I drove on home and lost sight of the lights but when I went in our backyard, there was another light in the sky. My husband also saw this one. It was not in the clouds like the first two. There were plenty of people here trying to figure out what they were looking at. It was close to dusk so possibly a reflection from the sun. Could not tell the altitude but we also saw a plane that appeared to be higher and it was clearly a plane. These objects were in the clouds that seemed to be lower but like I said, it’s hard to tell when you don’t know what you’re looking at.

I work at a high school and my husband is an engineer. The only reason I am reporting it is that it’s not on the news and I know at least 20 people were watching the sky tonight. We have never seen anything like this before…