|Occurred : 10/27/2004 20:00 (Entered as : 10/27/2004 20:00)
Reported: 11/26/2004 7:38:17 PM 19:38
Location: Mansfield, OH
|Many lights of different brightness combine, get brighter and disperse.
It was the night of the total lunar eclipse. My best friend and I were out looking at the sky waiting for his wife to come out of her grandmas house. I noticed these two bright lights about 1 mile away above the tree line. The lights were verticaly aligned with on another. The top one was alot brighter than the bottom one. There were also about five or six others hovering around the top one but they weren't all that bright. The top one slowly lowered itself to the bottom one and when it touched it, it got brighter. The top one rose back up to its original spot and the bottom one was gone. Almost like they combined. After the brightest one was in place the other little ones all moved in to combine with the brightest one and it got even brighter. After a couple of seconds we seen a bunch of streaks shoot from the light in all different directions so fast we barely seen it. As soon as that happened the brightest star dimmed back to its original brightness. Then another not so dim light appeared below it like before and the whole thing repeated for about 30 minutes. We then seen alot of airplanes or jets flying in that direction, i'd say 10 or so. Suddenly the light got real bright and then shot in all directions and then we saw what looked like glitter all over the sky in the area. The lights never appeared again. At least not that night. There were 7 of us that seen it by the end and we were all in amazement. This all happened north of Mansfield.