|Occurred : 8/9/2013 23:00 (Entered as : 080913 23:00)
Reported: 8/11/2013 1:04:08 AM 01:04
Location: Guelph (Canada), ON
|A large, round, bright red/orange object drifted across the sky over Guelph, Canada, at 11:00 p.m. on August 9, 2013.
A very large, perfectly round, very bright red/orange object drifted slowly across the Guelph sky at 11:00 p.m. on August 9th, 2013. It had NO flashing lights, travelled from west to east, was relatively low in the sky (at about a 45 degree angle from the ground), and the red/orange colour was so vivid that the 5 individuals who witnessed it at first wondered if it was a small plane on fire.
It was quickly established of course that this was not the case, given that the object was obviously not falling, but rather, maintaining a steady course across the sky. From the time we noticed the object, it took approximately 2 minutes for it to travel out of our sight towards the east.
The 5 witnesses were puzzled by this sighting, and found the experience quite unsettling. Although our hope is that the object was a large, low-flying satellite, we have continued to feel unsettled today in light of the fact that none of us have ever given any credence to reports of UFO sightings in the past.
We have checked our local paper to ascertain if others in Guelph witnessed the object, but no mention of the incident has been noted thus far.
We remain puzzled and disquieted, and hope to discover a logical explanation to calm our minds regarding what we saw last night.
The witnesses consist of a 54 year old teacher, a 52 year old Occupational Therapist, a 54 year old Information Technology manager at a large university, a 54 year old graphic designer, and a 19 year old university student (the son of one of the two couples present).