|Occurred : 10/22/2010 20:00 (Entered as : 10/22/2010 20:00)
Reported: 10/30/2010 6:30:08 AM 06:30
Location: Atlanta, GA
|Disk shaped aircraft with bubble top illuminated from within, orange pulsing light on underneath, hovering south of I-75 near Atlanta
Friday evening at night fall I was driving north on I-75 (Atlanta, Georgia) but was still south of Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport. To the west of I-75 I would say a couple of miles or so away – difficult to judge distance when the object is in the air – I saw a large illuminated craft hovering in the sky. At first I thought I was seeing an airplane coming in for a landing; I was driving and trying to look at the same time. It was evident that the object was NOT an airplane although it could have been the size of a small plane. The object was disk shaped and looked to have a bubble top. There was an orange colored light on the underneath side that pulsed maybe every 10-15 seconds. I was intent on getting to my destination in Atlanta so I did not pull over or exit the Interstate to investigate – wish I had. I look for a logical explanation – have never seen an object in the air that I could not identify and thought that this object should be a! blimp or an advertising attention getter. I was told that there has been a blimp in that area for around a week, but I saw that blimp and it is the wrong shape, not illuminated from within, and the light it has is on top of the craft and pulsates more frequently – and the blimp is on the move, not hovering. I never saw this other aircraft move. I was only able to observe it for probably 2 – 3 minutes as I was driving, but it was unusual to the extent that I thought I should report it.