|Occurred : 8/25/2007 05:45 (Entered as : 08/25/07 05:45)
Reported: 8/25/2007 10:24:34 PM 22:24
Location: Waterloo, IA
|White light, moving in different directions/speeds and stopped in the night/morning sky.
I was driving home from work traveling North-West. The road is full of curves, so my direction would change a bit, but my house is North-West of my employer. I got off work at 05:30 AM. As I was driving home, I noticed 3 lights, that looked just like stars all in a strait line at an angle. I never saw this before in this part of the sky. I was trying to look as I was driving, but it was difficult. I only live 5 minutes from work. When I arrived home, I went to my back yard and looked for the three stars. They had moved to a triangle formation, but were in about the same location in the sky. I did not see them move. They were very tiny, and looked as if they were small stars. The light from them was bright white. Then as I was watching them, just sitting still, to my right was one that was traveling towards the others. It looked exactly like the other three, except that this one was moving and I didn't whiteness the others moving except that I noticed that they had changed formation from the last time I seen them. This one continued to move until it was close to the others, then stopped. I tripped my motion halogen light on the side of my house by accident, and it lit up so bright that it was difficult to see, so I walked further out back. It was also early in the morning, so the sky had lightened some. I could still see the lights, but they were not as bright. Then the one that was moving before, began to move again. There was no sound. It was as if it were very far above me. It would move steady, then shoot at a small angle, then slow back down and move steady, then shoot at a small angle as if it were trying to zig zag, but continued to travel in the same direction that it was when it would slow a bit and travel steady. In a matter of about 5 minutes, it traveled from my right hand side, all the way to my left hand side to where I couldn't see it anymore as it moved with the curvature of the atmosphere and disappeared. It had no blinking lights like an airplane, ! but was bright white, like a small star. I was facing south when I saw the lights. It traveled from the South-West to the South-East. The others just stayed in position. After about another 5 minutes watching them not do anything and turning my head to try and find the one that had moved and disappeared, I went in the house and woke my wife to tell her what had happened. I then went back outside to see if they were still there, but the sun had come up and it was too light out. I couldn't see them anymore. I do not drink, nor do I do any drugs. I am mentally sane. I am not into comic books, or a star wars/star trek fan. I have never seen anything like this before. I have seen shooting stars before many times, and this was not one of them.