|Occurred : 8/17/2014 22:45 (Entered as : 17/08/14 22:45)
Reported: 8/19/2014 11:20:12 AM 11:20
Location: Cugy (Switzerland),
|Two fireballs passing quickly over my head to horizon
I am leaving in Switzerland, 10km north of Lausanne at Cugy.
Two years ago in August, I took position in my lawn on a deckchair at 10:00 in the night to observe the shooting stars of Perséides.
At 11:00, after some small tracks, I see over my head two orange halo flying close together and pretty quickly and leaving my horizon after some seconds.
Since this event, as often as possible when the sky is clear and if I have free time, I take position in my lawn between 10:30 and 11:30 in the night.
Since there, I have seen 7 time this phenomenon: lights flying north to south or south to north.
Some time, one object is present, some time two and one time three in triangle.
When the lights were in triangle, the formation was very constant like if three lights were soldered together. But, suddenly, one light made a left turn leaving the formation. But the three lights stayed in my field of view of my glass (40X10). After some seconds and just before leaving my horizon, the three lights return in they original formation.
My last observation was 17 August at 10:45 in the night. Two objects were present.
In resume: Observation of 1 or two or three orange lights like out of focus.
Time from horizon to horizon 20 seconds approximatively Track North to South or South to North No speed change
Estimation: It seems they are flying above aircrafts. I estimate flying altitude 60.000fts.
A small computation says that they are flying at Mach 6 to 10 and have a size larger than a football field!!! It is really an unusual phenomenon!!! I tried to take picture with my camera (Nikon D2H) but the luminosity of object is too poor and they are moving too quickly