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Occurred : 10/16/2017 21:00 (Entered as : 10/16/17 21:00)
Reported: 4/8/2020 8:56:09 AM 08:56
Posted: 4/9/2020
Location: Overland Park, KS
Shape: Light
Duration:1.5 minutes
Dozens of pinpoint lights in random formation traveling in the same direction at various speeds.

My kids and I were outside in our driveway at approximately 9:00pm on 10/16/17. My daughter drew my attention to many pinpoints of light flying overhead. They appeared to me to look and move the way a satellite appears in the sky however, they did not appear as if they were at height altitude because the pinpoints looked brighter and just seemed like they were not that high in the air. As I stated they tracked like a satellite, we’re moving in the same direction and not uniform. They moved at different speeds with some passing others, The speeds were not that fast while some moved faster than others. No audible sound. There were probably no more than 5 in any given ‘row’. This phenomenon was observed for at least one minute as we just looked up in amazement as they passed up. This event scared my 12 year old daughter. I have never seen anything like this and could only compare the points of light to how a satellite looks in the sky having only seen one at an! astronomical meet. I told my daughter that this is what a UFO is. It only means that we don’t know what it is, not that it must be alien. At that time I could only guess that could have been drones which I also found hard to believe. A coworker told me it could have been re-entry debris form a satellite or something. I have just today discovered that the Pentagon has developed drone swarms. I would expect a drone swarm at night to look like what we saw. The problem is there are no Air Force bases that close to Overland Park,KS and I have to wonder about fuel/battery life. Also, why over this suburban community. I do not believe in ghosts nor do I believe aliens are flying around among us. I don’t know what they were but I believe there is reasonable explanation.