|Occurred : 7/12/2013 23:35 (Entered as : 07/12/13 23:35)
Reported: 7/17/2013 3:39:12 AM 03:39
Location: Auburn, WA
|White glowing sphere slowly travels across night sky, hovers a minute then ascends up through clouds
After a hot day, it was still very warm late into the night. Around 11:30 pm my 14 year old grandson wanted a soda from the convenience store a couple blocks away. We walked to the store and while I waited outside for him I noticed what I first thought was probably a plane about a mile or so away, traveling west towards me in the night sky. But as it got a little closer I realized it had no blinking airplane lights and seemed to be traveling slower than most planes I’ve observed coming into the Auburn airport, plus it wasn’t in the normal flight path for the airport.
Then after a few more minutes it was maybe a half mile away and appeared to look more like a illuminated sphere shaped object. My grandson came out of the store and I pointed it out to him. As we walked east down an ally just off E main street towards G street SE we watch it come closer until it was almost directly above us. It was a silent, whitish glowing sphere about 10 - 20 feet in diameter and 250 feet high (just below a patch of clouds creeping by).
Then we heard the sound of a commercial jetliner and within seconds we saw it traveling northeast directly towards the object but well above it. As the jetliner entered the clouds and passed over the sphere object, the object suddenly stopped and hovered for about one minute and then slowly ascended straight upwards through the clouds and out of site.