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Occurred : 9/28/2012 21:30 (Entered as : 09/28/12 21:30)
Reported: 9/28/2012 10:45:20 PM 22:45
Posted: 10/30/2012
Location: Oswego, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:10 minutes
Group of ten or more orange fireballs across Oswego, IL sky on 9/28/12

My Wife's Description: A group of about ten of these bright yellow orange lights traveling horizontally across the sky over Oswego tonight before they fizzled out one by one? It was about 9:30pm. I caught two of them on camera.

My Description: They were not lanterns, they were moving across the sky at a high rate of speed and they were clearly in the stratosphere. They were bright orange and much larger than any airplane light or weather balloon. They actually shimmered like balls of flame. We could see them from the horizon as we turned the corner onto our street. We watched for ten minutes as one by one they moved across the sky until they went past and then we couldn't see their light any longer.

We turned off both our cars in the driveway so we could hear if their was any sound emanating from the objects and they were totally silent.

There were three teenagers across the street watching the same thing. I've never seen anything like it. They moved irregularly, but fast. They did not glow of a normal light. They were more like glowing embers with a red core that you could see more clearly as the orange/yellow would fade, until finally when they were just past "overhead", they disappeared.


((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))