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Occurred : 12/31/2014 21:00 (Entered as : 12/31/14 21:00)
Reported: 1/30/2015 8:44:10 AM 08:44
Posted: 1/30/2015
Location: Seattle, WA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:30+ minutes
New Year's Eve lanterns/fireballs?

Saw around 10 or more round lights drifting from east to west in the southern sky at different angles in the horizon, from about 30 to 70 degrees. Some seemed allot closer then others.

The first set of three I noticed were very large in the sky. They appeared out of nowhere and disappeared without any speed or movement. There was no noise, smell, contrail, or erratic movement.

They usually appeared in groups of three and spread out over the horizon in a triangle formation, although they did not keep a tight triangle formation. They didn't flicker, and the colors were fairly constant.

I assumed that they were lanterns, but they seem too bright and too round. But their movement and disappearance would be consistent with lanterns. It was also new years eve which makes me think they are lanterns.

The appeared and disappeared for around 20 minutes to a half and hour. On viewing the video #1750, I noticed a second light or lights above the "lantern." This light can be viewed on at the 8 to 10 second part. It is directly above the "lantern" and appears and disappears and changes color from red to blue to white.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides little contact information. PD))