|Occurred : 8/23/2009 00:10 (Entered as : 08/23/09 0:10)
Reported: 8/29/2009 3:08:48 PM 15:08
Location: Greenwich, CT
|Chevron shaped formation of orange lights shaped like stunted bowling pins streaked across the sky from N to S directly overhead.
At about 10 past midnight on August 23rd, I went outside to admire the stars which were unusually abundant. A few minutes in, I saw a chevron formation of lights streak across the sky directly overhead. The lights were orange in color and were not round but rather looked like stunted bowling pins. There were about 4 or five on each side for a total of 9 to 11. They appeared to be low enough above the tree tops that at first I thought, "cool bats flying in formation!" after which I quickly thought, "no, bats don't fly in formation, maybe they're ducks." Then of course almost instantly I realized that neither bats nor ducks glow orange and that it must have in fact been a vessel of some sort which blocked out the stars behind it. Then, while it was still in a visible spot, unimpeded by treetops, the lights went out and that was it. I did not notice if the stars continued to be blotted out in the same trajectory, as it all happened so fast. What was mos! t noticeable was the speed at which it moved across the sky-- 2-3 seconds heading from north to south and the fact that there was absolutely no sound associated with the movement. Could that have been a stealth bomber? And would it fly at such a low altitude?