|Occurred : 3/17/2005 21:00 (Entered as : 03/17/2005 21:00)
Reported: 3/18/2005 11:56:33 AM 11:56
Location: Chillicothe, OH
|Larger orange light emitting smaller orange lights
On Thursday night, March 17, 2005, around 9pm I was driving south on US Rt 772, about 5 miles south of Chillicothe when to my right (in the Western sky) I saw what appeared to be an orange light that "spit out" another smaller orange light that fell and the first orange light went out. I thought it might be someone setting off some kind of fireworks as it was very low, just above the tree line. I tried to watch to see if anything else appeared, but trees and hills got in my way. Approximately 10 minutes later I pulled into my drive way and saw more lights in the western sky. Twice in about 10-30 second intervals there appeared to be an orange light with 2-3 smaller orange lights emitting from them then they would disappear. As I got out of my car I could hear a very loud airplane, but didnt see one. I know that sometimes in our area the military practices night manuvers with some kind of tracer lights, but I have never seen them before, so I dont know if this is what I saw or not. For the past 3 nights I have heard very loud airplanes. They sound larger and slower moving than the jets we see during the day.