|Occurred : 10/27/2012 21:35 (Entered as : 10/27/12 21:35)
Reported: 10/27/2012 7:19:55 PM 19:19
Location: New York City (Bronx), NY
|Two bright, orange glowing orbs flying in formation at a steady speed to the Northeast, followed by a third glowing orb.
I was walking down Metropolitan Ave in the Bronx (Parkchester area)by the Macy's Department store. I happened to look up at the sky and through a clearing in the clouds witnessed what appeared as two bright, orange glowing orbs flying in formation at a steady speed to the North-East. They did not make any sounds as attributed to regular aircraft. There were no blinking lights as you would most likely see on regular aircraft. I observed them for approximately 30 seconds moving through the clouds (the clouds would obscure them at times) until they started to move behind the buildings in the area and I lost sight of them. As I tried to move to the other side of the street, I witnessed the third glowing orb flying the in the same direction, but far behind the other two bright glowing orbs. At that point I called my brother in the Westchester Square area of the Bronx, and asked him to access the rooftop of his building to see see if he could observe what I was looking at. He saw all three glowing orbs in the direction of Parchester as they flew in the same northeasterly direction, and continued to observe them until he lost visibility due to the cloud cover. He also did not notice any blinking lights or sounds. I was a practicing amateur astronomer for several years, and I would not report this if I knew they were ordinary astronomical phenomena. This was actually very unusual and I have never witnessed anything like this before. Thank you.