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Occurred : 8/12/2004 19:45 (Entered as : 08/12/2004 19:45)
Reported: 8/13/2004 9:39:19 AM 09:39
Posted: 8/24/2004
Location: Toledo, OH
Shape: Light
Duration:3 minutes
5 bright lights / orbs floating just below clouds

There were 5 bright white lights floating indescriminantly around each other - at first I thought this was a kite with a lighted tail - but then I realized the lights were just below the cloud deck (couple thousand feet that evening) & then one of the lights started moving horizontally away from the other four. Never moved fast. Didn't hear anything. Eventually disappeared up into the clouds. Very cloudy evening (white clouds) with lower rain clouds (dark) rolling in. These lights were just below the dark rain clouds. Now way these were stars or meteors. Lights were probably the size of a softball or basketball & were not part of a larger object.

My nine year old son spotted the lights first & asked me what they were. I turned around & realized it wasn't a kite. I then yelled over my neighbors fence where both he and his daughter saw the lights & also realized their unexplainable nature.

Neighbor mentioned seeing the police helicopter short while before I pointed out the objects. Don't know if this was related.