|Occurred : 7/24/1995 21:00 (Entered as : 07/24/1995 21:00)
Reported: 6/30/2004 5:07:05 PM 17:07
Location: Tooele, UT
|Orange lights near the Tooele Army Depot.
I was jogging around a few blocks. I was heading towaard the Army Depot on my way back home. I saw what I thought at the time to be orange Christmas lights. I thought it was odd since it was still July. I continued home still looking at the lights and noticed they were quite a ways away, above the Army Depot. I got home and immediately grabbed my binoculars and told my mom what I saw. While we were looking at it my grandfather came out to have a cigarette.
It was above the mountains all the way across the valley, approx. 16 miles away due west, from my house. We/I could not see it's shape. It just had approx. 12 orange lights in a south to north manner. It looked about 3 inches in the sky and it being 16 miles away means it was huge.
When we first started watching it, it was stationary. Then it started moving north. It's northern most light would dissapear and another light would appear at it's southern end, meaning it was rotating while moving. It moved about 6 inches in the sky then stopped, but it continued rotating. It stayed there about 2 mins and then started rotating and moving the other way, south. It continued about 3 inches in the sky then started to decend, this is how we knew it was above the mountains and it was also testimony to it's size. It continued to decend behind the mountains until we could no longer see it.