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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 7/4/2014 21:00 (Entered as : 7/4/14 21:00)
Reported: 3/5/2015 6:32:49 PM 18:32
Location: Owensboro, KY
Duration: ~30 minutes
Characteristics: The object changed color
|Numerous orange fireballs spotted.
July 4, 2014.
While watching fireworks, at approximately 9:00PM, my friend and I noticed a bright orangish, reddish, yellowish object moving in a strange pattern across the sky, looked like a fireball. It started at what seemed a fairly low altitude and then ascended toward the moon, disappearing just beyond the moon. We then saw another, come in from a different direction, but looked and acted similarly to the first, then another, again looked and acted similarly to the other two. This lasted approximately 5-10 min.
We then saw one much lower than any of the previous three had been, appeared to be barely above the street lights. It was coming from the south, moving north. It seemed to be coming directly toward us, then arced up toward the moon and disappeared before getting as high the moon. We saw approximately 10-12 of these follow the exact same path. Probably 30-45 seconds apart.
Other people appeared to be viewing them as well. My friend tried to take pictures with phone, but they did not show anything that was discernible other than the moon in one of the pictures. We did not talk to any of the other people.
None of the objects blinked or made any sounds. They weren’t fireworks. They did not look like any aircrafts I have ever seen flying before except the ones we also saw the previous night in a different part of town. Neither my friend nor I have seen any since.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))