|Occurred : 6/28/2008 23:15 (Entered as : 6/28/2008 23:15)
Reported: 6/30/2008 10:39:25 AM 10:39
Location: Logan- Columbus, OH
|Circulating light in sky followed our direction for a distance of 30 miles.
Saturday evening, my husband and I were travelling back to Columbus from Marietta. As we were driving through Logan, around 11:15 pm, my husband noticed out of his window some light activity in the clouds. I looked and saw the same thing.
At first we both assumed it was a spotlight of some sort because the light kept going in a circle. For the entire duration of the activity, not once did we ever see a solid beam from the ground. Not once.
We continued to follow 33 west from Logan all the way into Columbus / Canal winchester and for 30 miles, the light followed alongside our left. As we lost sight of it, our clock read 11:53pm
I am a science major and my husband and I are both very reasonable, logical people, raising 4 children which forces us to pay attention to everything.
After reasoning that there is no way a spotlight from Logan could have stayed beside us for 30 miles +, Our next assumption was that it had to be some type of craft, just above the clouds.
The light we were watching went in consistently large circles the entire time, 30 minutes, as if it were running along the outside/underside of a circular craft, very large at that.
At times it seemed to go faster and then slower, but always in circles. I was seated in the passenger seat. The circulating light would lag behind our vehicle a bit and I had to turn my head toward the back windows to see it, then it would jump ahead where I could look out in front of the vehicle and see it clearly out of the window, in front and next to my husband. At these times of speed change of the craft, we were driving a straight course of road, so it was not our direction changing, the craft itself was moving.
My husband was frustrated that he couldnt get a lengthy glimpse of it to evaluate more throughly what it could be, and so I even held the wheel for him so he could take a longer look for himself. Again, we are both well educated individuals. His father was a pilot, and I am studying Astronomy, and therefore we both have amatuer knowledge normal aircraft. This was nothing that could be explained by logical events.
Because I like answers to the questions I have, I even did a web search to be sure there werent any grand openings in the area. (Even tho there is seriously no possible way that any light could travel alongside of our vehicle for 30 miles, and have been from any stationary object,) I did the search , because I wanted to make sure. There was nothing of the sort, and therefore eliminated that possibility We mentioned telephoning Rickenbacher airport Base to alert them of an unidentified craft approaching their airspace, but when Ive inquired with them before, I didnt get very far. They are a military installation and so I understand why some information is not public.
If I were to assume the size of the craft, around which the light was running, I would say it was easily the size of at least 2 football fields. The light did not fade, or stop, or reverse directions or anything. It went in cirlces, and looked as if it were on the underside of a giant circular/disk object that was very very large.
It travelling just above the clouds so we could not see the craft itself. It followed route 33 into Canal Winchester, at which point my husband and I had to head north, but the light continued following 33 until we could not see it anymore.
Very baffling how a light followed our path, in the sky for a distance of 30 whole miles. I have never seen anything that lasted that long before.