|Occurred : 7/21/2010 23:00 (Entered as : 07/21/10 23:00)
Reported: 7/21/2010 11:55:51 PM 23:55
Location: Avon Lake, OH
|Two fireballs spotted around 1115pm from the shores of Lake Erie.
Tonight in Avon Lake, Ohio, at approximately 10:00pm my girlfriend and I saw something bright in the sky that was about 10 times the size of a bright star, when she asked if it was a star, I wasn’t sure. This “star” (first being spotted WNW) began moving west at a very slow rate and becoming more orange as it furthered itself in the distance. At roughly 11:15pm we got out of the lake and I went to see if I could still see the star, I could barely see it. In the time it took me to walk 15 feet back to my girlfriend, I looked back in the sky and there was what looked to be a fireball in the sky. It was NNW in the sky and roughly a 45/50 degree angle off the water, about 40 times the size as the brightest star in the sky.
This fireball was incredibly bright, with a yellowish color. We had talked about how it was weird and possibly a plane. I looked at my girlfriend, made another statement and looked back and there was a second fireball (about 25 times the size of the brightest star in the sky). These lights hovered in the same exact spot for about 8 minutes or so. One began to move while the other stayed stationary. The first fireball moved directly north, then directly east and looked exactly like a plane, then began to take a square shape and continue moving east. The second fireball remained in place for about 5 more minutes and was still in the same position when we left.
I’ve lived on Lake Erie my whole life and I have seen orange orbs that seem to be unexplainable. Objects moving far faster than a plane would move. However I haven’t seen anything like this before. I was blown away when I used google.com and saw others were talking about this fireball in the sky. I hope my information has helped and I will be sure to post any further sightings I see.