|Occurred : 7/27/2013 00:30 (Entered as : 07/27/13 00:30)
Reported: 7/27/2013 8:21:00 AM 08:21
Location: Carlisle, PA
|I stepped outside of my friend's house to take out some trash and immediately noticed a bright star to the southeast at a 40 degree angle from the horizon flashing and flickering. I put the trash in the bin, and on my way back, looked at the star again. It was visibly flashing colored light. After deciding I wasn't looking at an airplane or helicopter, I called my two friends to come look the star and asked if they could see it flashing too or if my eyes were playing tricks on me. They could see it as well. After a few minutes I retrieved a pair of binoculars from my truck and we all inspected the light. No definite shape was determinable but the lights formed a triangular shape with a gently rounded top, like a cut diamond. The lights were arranged compactly not appearing to form any particular pattern or symmetry. The lights were red, green, and light yellow that emanated from sharp, individual points that flashed rapidly off and on intermittently. At any ! given time 25-35 individual lights were visible, but it is difficult to say exactly how many because of the speed and lack of pattern to their on/off sequence. We took turns looking at the object for around 20 minutes as it stayed stationary, then went back in the house to see if there was anything online explaining what we were seeing. 5-10 minutes later we went back out and found the object had moved farther away and was lower on the horizon. I checked on it periodically for the next 30 minutes as it continued to move away and dip lower on the horizon until trees blocked my view.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides little contact information. PD))