|Occurred : 7/17/2010 23:37 (Entered as : 07/17/2010 23:37)
Reported: 7/19/2010 3:25:32 PM 15:25
Location: Seattle, WA
|Orange balls of light in Seattle night sky on July 17, 2010, at 11:37pm
My wife and I were watching television when we noticed our our bedroom window about 30 orange lights floating in the night sky over Seattle (we live in South Seattle, on a hill with a partial view of downtown). The lights were orange and of various sizes.
My wife dismissed them as airplanes queuing up to land but they were out of the normal staging area and anyway, airplanes don't bunch up in clusters to land. We watched them for about 10 minutes as they floated from east (direction of Puget Sound) toward downtown and then drifted upwards into the clouds and disappeared. They lasted longer than a firework remains lit, but their motion seemed more determined by air currents than locomotion. They didn't all appear at once, but rather, appeared one after another, twinkling into being, drifting from east to west, and then uplifting into the clouds. No idea what they were.