|Occurred : 3/15/2013 23:30 (Entered as : 03/15/13 23:30)
Reported: 6/3/2013 12:25:28 AM 00:25
Location: North Bay (Canada), ON
|Orange-Yellow Small Solid Light Appearing from the South East (North Bay, Ontario)
Location: 46.325142,-79.312215 (Peninsula Rd. North Bay, Ontario, Canada) My fiancee and I go every clear night to a park located at the above location to look at the stars, this night we were parked pointed SSW parallel with the road. We go to this location around the same time every night arriving at the park around 23:15-23:30.
We both spotted the object rising above the horizon infront of us (SSW) about 5 minuets after arriving at the park. What we both saw was a small orange-yellowish solid light slowly rising above the horizon and continuing to rise for about 15 to 20 seconds and then disappear about two feet above the horizon from our perspective. The light stayed the same size throughout it's ascension above the horizon in front of us and did not leave any sort of visible trail.
My fiancee and I as I said before try to every night we can when it is clear go out to this location to look at the stars, never saw this kind of object before and have not seen it since in the 5 years we have been going to this location. I am a television producer here in North Bay, and my fiancee is a student attending the local college here.
We have seen several meteor showers both ourselves and together and have yet to see one that looks like this, normally you can see a flickering of the light from the meteor but this light we saw that night was solid. My first thought was that we were seeing it travel straight towards our location since from our perspective the object rose over the horizon and ascended directly upwards. I have seen the ISS numerous times, and I often use satellite tracking apps on my phone to locate and see flyovers over my location so I am quite familiar with what they look like, and this object looked too big, bright, and coloured to be a satellite.
Anyways, I hope this is of some help, as I said before we go out to this location almost every night the clouds allow us to and have never seen this object before or since even though it was a couple months ago now it is still fresh in my mind as I always visualize where it came from and its pattern each time we go back out to see if it does repeat or not.
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))