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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 2/8/2013 22:20 (Entered as : 02/08/13 22:20)
Reported: 2/9/2013 11:13:09 AM 11:13
Location: Edmonds, WA
Duration: 10 minutes
|Feb 8, 2013 - Large orange shimmering object seen in Edmonds, WA
I was driving home (around 10:20PM) and heading north when as I was approaching the driveway, I saw a large glowing yellow/orange shimmering object that resembled the look of the shell gas station logo. I pulled halfway into our driveway but had to stop because the glowing object was so large that it startled me. I thought maybe they had a big promotion using some sort of light to shoot their image straight up into the air, because it was not moving and it was stationary just over my neighbors house. However, I could not see any lights underneath or around it and there were no letters or symbols.
When I stepped out of the car, I realized that the object was not a sign, airplane or anything I have ever seen before. I reached for my cell phone to call my husband to come out of the house and see what I was looking at. However, before he could run downstairs the object started moving slowly away (to the East) as if it noticed that I was watching it. It began to become smaller and smaller as it slowly moved east from our area. We both video taped it on our cell phones when it was leaving as it elevated into the sky. As it gained altitude, it was noticable that the speed was increasing before it disappeared, even as it was moving away from us.
We called the news station to report it, but they told us they were getting ready to go on air and hung up. I managed to get a pretty good video of the color. It is difficult to describe the experience because it is not something that I have seen before. Looking at our cell phones, it lasted for no more than 10 minutes. Did anyone else see this same sighting? Description: It looked like the shape of the Shell logo (a triangle with a circle on top) but it was more orange/red on the inside and yellow on the outside. From my view point (my drive way to above my neighbors home), the object appeared very large, approximately the size of an actual shell gas station sign up in the air and in the shape of an upside down pear diamond.
The object was not blinking, it was like watching a shimmering fire but there was no sound and it only shimmered around the outside. There was more of a shimmer effect from the bottom portion of the object, but the object appeared as a perfect clean shape and not blurry. So beautiful that I felt mezmerized and immediately had goose bumps.
We have 3 videos (2 are taken at the same time from 2 cell phones) and 1 photo (camera was shakey).