NUFORC Sighting 100764

Occurred: 2013-08-03 22:20 Local
Reported: 2013-08-03 22:29 Pacific
Duration: 2.0 minutes
No of observers: 2

Location: Hoffman Estates, IL, USA

Shape: Fireball
Characteristics: Aura or haze around object

Red-orange orbs in Western sky

Two red-orange orbs spotted in the Western sky for two minutes 08/03/2013 10:20 PM C.S.T. One at bogy 11:00 o'clock, and one at bogy 2:00 Altitude of orbs were roughly 50,000. - 70,000. feet.

We believe these orbs to be three to five miles in diameter.

Then, both blinked on and off a few times then, winked out as if traveling into outer space at an incredible speed.

We have no reason to make this up.

We believe these to be terrestrial.

We do not believe in visitors from other planets, but wanted to share this sighting.

These may have been parachute jumpers with flairs, or Chinese Lanterns.

Thank you.

Posted 2013-08-30

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