|Occurred : 7/2/2010 22:00 (Entered as : 07/02/10 22:00)
Reported: 7/3/2010 6:31:16 PM 18:31
Location: Elgin, IL
|10 bright orange noiseless spheres flew over head in single file at intrevals of 10 to 15 seconds moving from the south to the north
On Friday July 2nd at 10pm I first notice 2 bright orange lights coming up from the southern horizon one following the other in single fine heading north in a straight line, first seeming to move slow about the speed of a small plane but as they approached me going almost directly over head the speed would increase, we did not hear engine noise of any kind. It's hard to judge altitude of things in the sky but they were not as high as a commercial airliner flying transcontinental and not as low as air traffic around O'hare, my guess is between 7 and 10 thousand feet. The Objects appeared to be sphere shaped, orange light with possibly red at the top of the object, the lights did not blink, steady but not brillant.
As the first 2 came toward us we saw anothe coming up from the southern horizon in the same path as the first 2,they were about 10 to 15 seconds apart and took about 1 minute to come into view and then disappear to the north.
We then saw a fourth then a fifth coming in exactly the same line as the others, then came 6 and 7 coming but these 2 were side by side going exactly the same speed staying even with each other all the way across the sky. After those two the last 3 came at a longer intrevals but all in the same line of flight as the others appearing to move slow then gaining speed as the were over head. the last one made a small arcing move to the west then corrected and went north northeast.
I tried to video the event but I didn't realize that my girlfriends video was set on multi media so I only got 27 seconds of video of me trying to locate the objects in the veiw finder. The later objects I located but alas no video running at the time. I'm hoping somebody else saw these objects like we did and can help shed some light on what they might be.