|Occurred : 11/19/2003 16:31 (Entered as : 11/19/2003 16:31)
Reported: 11/22/2003 12:54:07 AM 00:54
Location: Chicago (west suburbs), IL
|2 soft white lights, one disappears and reappears quickly next to the other during a sunset.
was driving down I88 West, heading towards Aurora. I began seeing 2 soft white lights about ...maybe...a mile ahead of me.
it happend like this.
was driving on expressway (I88W) and about 4:30 I saw the first star on the horizen. there were no other stars i can see. the sun was just setting. about 2 inches to the right of a star i saw another light. it was much softer and not as well defined, i thought it was also a star. a minute or so latr i saw another light that also looked like a star soft white light. it was also to the right, but maybe a half an inch to the right of the star and about an inch below. i watched them because it seemed like the 2nd light was moving slowly towards the 1st. then when the second reached about half way it disappeared. now i was interested.
so, there wasn't much traffic, so i kept watching.
i still could see the first light, and i didn't seem to move, relative to me (probably it was moving in the same direction as i was. then the 2nd light reappeared next to the 1st light (in a few seconds which seemed fast to me), but it was a little dimmer. then the 1st and 2nd lights faded away.
i couldn't see any ship, but it was unusual since this happened during sunset and there was still a lot of light. also, the "lights" were such a soft white light that i didnt see any glare (like how a star or airplane has that makes it appear like a sharp pointy star shap), it was more of an absence of color. i think that is what made me take notice. but when the 2nd light disappeared, that was strange.