|Occurred : 7/4/2010 22:00 (Entered as : 07/04/10 22:00)
Reported: 7/5/2010 6:08:06 PM 18:08
Location: Deer Park, OH
|Looking NE there was a bright round/triangular object hovering in the sky and moving sporadically; changed in shape, size, & brightness
Last night on Sunday, July 4th, 2010, in Deer Park Ohio (just outside of Cincinnati) at around 10:00pm my mom (medical field), her boyfriend (ex-army officer) and I (student) went outside to look at fireworks. After a few minutes, my mom's boyfriend looked North East and pointed at a bright object in the sky. At first he thought it was a star of some kind, but it became apparent after a few minutes that it was too large and bright to be a star. The object appeared to be a ways in the distance, though I couldn't say the exact miles. At first it looked rounded in shape and a bright white, though after time it would change in shape and also brightness. The shape would change from round to almost triangular, would dim and brighten, and would also at time get smaller and the stretch out again.
After the three of us arguing about what it could be (approx. 15 minutes later), I noticed more and more that it seemed to be hovering rather than still standing. From the time we first spotted it, to around 10:20pm it had moved (in comparison) from one end of our house to the other. After more speculating, I went inside to grab my moms' phone camera and also a small pair of binoculars. Finally, now having a better view of the hovering object, I honestly cannot tell you what it was. I've never seen any star, aircraft or anything of that sort like that before in my life; both my mom and her boyfriend said the same. Using the binoculars the object appeared triangular but seemed to have a faint rounded halo around it. It was bright with in the center but also had small blue/green "lights" (quotation because I don't know how else to describe them). Every so often it looked as though there were bright red streaks that would flare out from the object almost like what you wou! ld see on a jet of some sort. After watching it more closely we started seeing it move sporadically up and down, and to the left. The movement wasn't big, but enough so that it was clearly noticeable.
The time now was around 10:30pm, and while myself and my mom were still watching it, my mother's boyfriend got bored and went back into the house. I really wanted to see if we could get a better view of the object, so I talked my mom into driving closer toward it. We went down streets and back roads and were able to follow it for quite a ways. We got a little closer to it, but in the end it was late, and we were too tired to keep driving. I last saw the strange object at around 10:45-10:50pm when we turned around back toward home. Once we arrived, now around 11pm, we searched the entire sky around us, (of course including where we first spotted it) but saw no trace of the strange bright object any longer. It's as if it just disappeared.
Even thinking back on it now, It was like nothing I've ever seen before... it was so brilliant and brightly colored, even more than the tiny specks of stars around it. But the shape of it is unlike any air craft I know of. It was and still is incredibly fascinating. Though unfortunately, my moms' phone camera was all we had at the time... So the few pictures we took came out unclear and did not do justice to how amazing it looked with the binoculars aid. A few photos we did take however, show the relative size as well as it moving (you can clearly see a "tail" or steak behind the object.) If you want the photos I will gladly send them to you. And also, any information you may have as to what this object could've been or even if someone around our location reported something similar, we would be most grateful. Thank you for your time.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))