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Occurred : 2/22/2014 10:30 (Entered as : 2/22/14 10:30)
Reported: 2/24/2014 8:26:00 AM 08:26
Posted: 2/27/2014
Location: Washington, D.C., DC
Shape: Formation
Duration:20 seconds
8 orbs of light flew directly over head in a formation before a synchronized deformation and dissapearance. Lone orb 5 min later

Myself and 6 other people were on a 9th floor rooftop in Washington D.C.'s Dupont Circle neighborhood at roughly 10:30 PM. Something directly above me caught my eye. I looked up to see 8 orbs of light flying silently in formation about 2000 yards up. The orbs looked to resemble what we know as a plane. Four orbs in a straight line with two orbs going out to each side and angled toward the back of the formation at the midway point of the 4 in-line orbs. It was immediately evident that this was not a plane however as the clouds that were in the back ground (much higher in the sky) were clearly visible in the space between the orbs. The orbs of light traveled in this formation for roughly 15 seconds going south to north. At the 15 second mark the formation went through a synchronized “deformation scramble” into an amorphous unidentifiable jumble (still retaining their individual properties just no longer in a geometric formation of any kind). The mass of unorga! nized orbs accelerated not over the horizon but directly following our horizontal site line. The lights then vanished completely at a height I can only describe as three fingers above the horizon (holding my hand out a foot in front of my face) and roughly 5 miles away.

Five minutes later someone facing the south (I was facing north) said, “Look another one.” I again looked immediately up to see a single orb of light, flying at the same altitude and in the same direction as the previous 8 orbs. This one had a more defined haze of light surrounding it and was lighter/whiter in color. At around the same distance as the deformation described in the previous paragraph, the single orb began to move laterally; from my view point no more than a 10-15 degree divergence from its northern flight path on either side. Essentially it began to wiggle back and forth for 5 seconds as it continued its northern progression in the same direction as the previous 8. The orb then disappeared in roughly the same spot as the ones prior.