NUFORC Sighting 161394

Occurred: 2020-12-31 22:30 Local
Reported: 2021-01-01 09:02 Pacific
Duration: 10-15minutes
No of observers: 5

Location: Ashland, NH, USA

Shape: Orb
Characteristics: Lights on object, Aura or haze around object, Left a trail

Large, brightly glowing orange spheres, which moved in a pattern of hovering and rapid movement.

At approximately 10:30pm, my parents whom reside next door, were walking down their driveway toward ours. They observed in the sky, a large intensely glowing orange ball. The elevation was difficult to perceive, but at minimum it was larger than our car (2020 Ford Explorer XLT); if higher, it could’ve been as large as a house. The object hovered, moved forward quickly, hovered again, moved forward, and repeated this pattern for several minutes. My mom came inside our house, terrified, and mentioned she felt tingly and fearful, as my dad was outside still watching it. My husband (a local police officer) went outside and watched the first orange-glowing object move beyond the trees. The observed a second large orange glowing sphere and my husband asked me to come outside, quickly. I saw the object; the orange glow was quite intense. The large object moved, hovered and continued to move. It suddenly seemed to “burn out”, losing its glow comple! tely. My father took several photos; in the photos a “tail” is visible but it was not visible to us/the naked eye. In one photo, of the first glowing sphere I believe, you can distinctly see three orbs of orange light, with a dark/black perimeter. We initially thought a meteor, but the objects hovered, moved, hovered - which seems atypical of a meteor. They seemed too large to be drones, and the second “burnt out”/faded completely, which also seems unlike a drone. Im happy to include photos upon request!

Posted 2021-01-19

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