Location: Joliet, IL, USA
Duration: 10 mins
No of observers: 0
Reported: 1998-02-01 00:00:00 Pacific
Posted: 1998-03-07 00:00:00
Summary : 2 objects seen in clear sky hovering. seen while driving E on US 30. Object 1 appeared to 'float' around object 2. Glint from top of one attracted attention.
2 objects appeared to be floating or hovering in the eastern sky. Approximate angular size was .1 degree. objects had a dull aluminum color on top. Bottom was solid black. Top was a little more deformed than a perfect circle, bottom also. one object was glinting the sun off the top of it, the other was hovering below it by approx 1 degree. Objects were observed for a period of travel of about 8 miles down US 30. Upon turning the went behind a large oak tree and then were unable to be located. Observer is well versed in astronomy and weather. And is familiar with weather ballons, many are launched from a near-by University. NOT a weather baloon
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