|Occurred : 3/14/2013 20:30 (Entered as : 03/14/2013 20:30)
Reported: 6/26/2013 4:18:02 PM 16:18
Location: Tucson, AZ
|Streaked in like a meteor only to slow down and break into 5-6 orbs, stop, hover 3 sec, dance up and down in the sky
I was sitting on my couch facing my picture window when a huge fireball came streaking thru the night sky. I jumped up off the couch telling my husband “it’s a huge meteor” and ran for the front door never taking my eyes off of what I was seeing.
Even before I got to the front door 2 thoughts in secession went thru my mind. The first was that this meteor was big and definitely gonna impact with a boom but then as I got closer to my picture window, which is right next to my front door, I had a second thought that this meteor did not look quite right. What had appeared to be the fire tail just did not look like fire at all.
My husband had jumped up and grabbed his cell phone and was right behind me as I opened the front door. As we stepped out onto the front porch this fire ball slowed down and slowly split into 5 or 6 very bright amber orbs and came to a complete stop hovering between my house and the Tucson Mt. range which is about 3 miles away. I cannot tell you how long I would perceive this string of orbs to be except to say it was huge and would easily be seen in the night sky. It hovered for about 3 seconds then turned itself horizontal and slowly sank behind one of the peaks of the Tucson Mt. ridge line. It then came back up from behind the ridge still in a horizontal line but in a diagonal trajectory. Slowly sank behind the ridge again and then came back up once more in a diagonal trajectory but only revealing 3 of it orbs this time. It sank back down behind the ridge again and came up one last time only revealing part of 1 orb. While we were watching this display take place my husband called his friend who lives on the other side of the Tucson Mt ridge (in town), he ran out to his back yard but did not see any lights dancing up and down in the sky. I found that to be quite perplexing. My husband was speaking with his friend while the orbs were still displaying themselves.
The next morning as I was leav! ing for work I noticed a smaller ridge between my house and th! e Tucson Mts. that I never really paid any attention to before and thought to myself that maybe these orbs were not actually dancing up and down behind the Tucson Mts but might possibly have been between this smaller ridge and the Tucson Mts. A few days later I checked the internet to see if any one had posted any sightings and could not find any thing mentioned. I am confident that had this happened where town could see it people would have been coming out of the wood work. These orbs were huge and bright and seemed to be having some sort of fun time dancing up and down in the sky that night.
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date is approximate. PD))