|Occurred : 12/19/1995 15:20
Reported: 2/1/1998 00:57
Location: Joliet, IL
|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