|Occurred : 9/10/2011 23:40 (Entered as : 09/10/11 23:40)
Reported: 9/15/2011 3:45:52 PM 15:45
Location: Rustico area (Canada), PE
Duration:2 to 3 minutes
|3 orange and yellow tinged objects in a clear evening sky over Prince Edward Island Canada
At approximately 11:35 PM on Saturday September 10th 2011, I was leaving a Blue Grass festival held at a recreation Centre in a camp ground facility called Marco Polo Land, near Cavendish, PEI. I had been doing the sound for all the bands and was leaving the park after my evening’s work.
I turned on to route 13 going south, from the facility. It was a bright moon lit night. As I drove, I looked up to see the moon and was surprised to see3 orange lights that appeared to be large but from a great distance. The three lights were in a perfect (upside down) triangle.
At first I thought that something could have been reflecting off the clouds, but quickly realized there were no clouds. At that point I didn’t know if the lights were from one object or separate.
I pulled over and stopped my vehicle.
Looking up toward the South East sky I noticed that the lights were moving in perfect unison toward the west..very slowly. It was then that I realized I was witnessing something very unusual. As I looked at each light I noticed that they were each more or less cylindrical but coming almost to a blunt end point at each end, and the ends appeared to shimmer. Each light was distinctly orange with a tinge of yellow through it. Again I emphasize that these lights formed a perfect inverted triangle, and I would guess that at the distance they were away, they could have be 20 to 50 miles apart.
As I watched, the lights, again in unison...stopped moving and were still for a good 30 seconds (my best guess). Then one by one each light turned (separately) and as best as I could tell, faded very quickly from view which leads me to believe they were actually separate objects moving away from my sight at a great speed, as each of them was quite slow in their turn, but faded very quickly into nothing. They didn’t just disappear, they faded very quickly... and again, one after the other but still maintaining the formation mentioned above.
I didn’t realized how bright they had been until they were gone, because when they disappeared it was as though the sky reappeared into a bright moon lit and cloudless sky, from being in the background of these lights.
I immediately told my wife and a visiting friend about it when I arrived home (about 5 miles away) and the next day, I mentioned it to my partner at the Blue Grass festival and he said he saw them too but put it off to weather balloons or “Chinese Lanterns”...but this is impossible as per my description above.