NUFORC Sighting 85857

Occurred: 2011-12-13 17:00 Local
Reported: 2011-12-14 15:26 Pacific
Duration: 10 minutes
No of observers: 5

Location: Newark, OH, USA

Shape: Fireball
Characteristics: Aura or haze around object

Five orange balls of light following each other coming from the ground about a minute apart.

We were on 21st in Newark Ohio, 5 of us My 58 year old wife, 83 father in-law, 42 sister in-law, 21 son, and myself 65 year old ex Navy yeoman aboard the USS Saratoga in the weapons office. I was also the Captains talker during GQ so I know what airplanes look like in flight at night.

We observed 5 orange fireball type lights leaving the ground and proceeding in an arch going north. They were about a minute apart following in the same path. They looked like they maybe reached 1,000 feet. We observed them until the disappeared. I observed the same kind of lights this summer going from the south to the north at Seneca Lake Park only there were two of them following each other. Several persons saw this because I brought to their attention. I have photos of them.

Posted 2011-12-17

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