|Occurred : 8/15/2009 23:00 (Entered as : 08/15/09 23:00)
Reported: 8/16/2009 9:46:10 AM 09:46
Location: Campground Kendallville, IN
|Two objects were observed in the Eastern sky as well as the Southern skies.
On August 13, 14 and 16th, my girlfriend, I and her three children observed two objects in the sky adjacent to the campground we use during the Summer months. The first was massive and closer to us than the second. It was extremely bright in the sky and moved forward and back, slowly. On the 13th, it was very close to us but not close enough to view a shape with the naked eye. It did not display colors with the exception of a bright white light. It was viewed in the Eastern sky. The first night, it was very close but the remaining nights, it was much further away. The second was in the Southern skies and displayed flashing red lights. It moved in a strange pattern, forward and back and then up and down. When it was moving forward and back, it was moving in a clear elliptical pattern. Mindful that most UFO sightings are generally planets and stars, we used two stars as points of reference. At times, it would be above the plain between the two stars and within ten minutes or so, would transverse to the left, nearly covering the star on the left. Then it would travel to the right, obstructing our view of the star on the right. Within thirty minutes or so it would drop below the plain between the two stars we were using as a point of reference. It followed this pattern repeatedly over the next hour. We watched this event on three separate nights for a minimum of one hour each. On the 15th, the object was not visible. Radar indicated that there was no cloud cover and all stars were visible. It was a very clear night. I spoke to a family friend who works for an Aeronautical company and he confirmed the information that I gained from my Father. Satellites do not move in a pattern like what we observed. It is physically impossible for a star or planet to display the movements we witnessed. No alcohol or intoxicants were involved during the events and cloud cover was nonexistent.
I intend on taking a telescope to the campground before the end of the month to see if I can view the objects again. I will file a second report with the new information, along with pictures (it’s a sweet telescope).