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Occurred : 2/16/2000 21:30 (Entered as : 02/16/00 21:30)
Reported: 2/19/2000 10:17
Posted: 2/23/2000
Location: Rockford, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:15 minutes
There were 5 orangeish fireballs , 3 of the objects were in a triangular flight pattern. The other 2 were lower and to the left, almost like they were observing manuevers.

I was driving west at about 20 MPH and noticed 5 orangish fireball-like objects in the sky. It appeared they were at an alttitude comparable to what a small plane would fly at. Three of the objects were in an triangular formation,they rotated postions,and circled around the other two and fell back into position. The other 2 objects stayed to the lower left of the triangle,like they were observing. The 3 objects movements reminded me of watching a group like the Blue Angels perform, it just seemed to be practiced, like a routine. I had stopped the car and watched all of this occur, this happened in about 5 minutes.

I then drove about a quarter of a mile, parked my car and got out, and watched them again. They acted in the same manner as stated before. I entered a store when I exited 30 minutes later the objects were gone. Besides myself,my wife, mother and grandmother all witnessed this occurance.