Occurred: 1998-02-16 18:52:00 Local
Location: Auburn, WA, USA
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 30 seconds
No of observers: 3
Reported: 1998-02-17 00:00:00 Pacific
Posted: 1999-01-28 00:00:00
Characteristics: Aura or haze around object, Left a trail, Emitted other objects, Aircraft nearby

It was a clear night, we saw a bright goldenrod colored ball in the sky then it split into two balls aprox the same size and shape traveling nose to tail across the sky from north, north east to south, southwest. it maintained shape, speed and form, untill it went out of sight behind some trees. THey were each, aprox the 1/6 size of the moon. They were traveling about the speed of a commerciall jet, aprox 1000 ft in the air.

It was a very clear night, and out of no where came a very bright singular orangish yellow ball. Then, as if another came from its side another appeared and followed behind the first one. The stayed the same size and shape and then veared off to the west in a slow arch. We walked and followed the objects trying to watch them as they went behind some large pine trees. From there we lost sight of them. Backgrounds of observers... one is a computer graphics artist and works for the telephone company as a cable splicer. The second is a sales supervisor for an ISP provider. The Third person works for the airlines as a ticket person.

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