|Occurred : 8/17/2013 22:05 (Entered as : 08/17/2013 22:05)
Reported: 8/23/2013 8:58:03 AM 08:58
Location: Lowell, MA
|Orange ball like burning ember moving in erratic pattern about 5000 feet
I saw an orange ball moving erratically across the sky it was traveling about 200 mph it looked like a firework that was ready to fade out but it did not fade out and kept moving across the sky over me and over the horizon it dimmed for a few seconds when passing over me then got bright again as it disappeared from my sight.
It did not move in a straight line, it veered a little to the right and left unlike any airplane I ever saw. No noise and I am in the state forest and can hear plane noise normally.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))