|Occurred : 2/23/2014 19:45 (Entered as : 02/23/14 19:45)
Reported: 2/24/2014 8:21:08 AM 08:21
Location: Anchorage, AK
|2 Unidentified Orange Lights above Anchorage.
I was bringing my son's friend home from the movies and was headed south on Elmore Road to Abbott Road. I noticed 2 orange lights in the same vicinity just above the treeline and west of the road through the front windshield. The orange lights were similar in color to the street lamps common to Anchorage; however, the orange lights were at a higher elevation than street level. At first, I thought they might be lights atop radio or cellular towers, but as I focused, towers never manifested themselves and I wasn't aware of any towers in the residential neighborhood I was near. That was my initial judgement as to elevation. It was dark and the UFO's never manifested shape or elevation - only orange light. The lights also appeared stationary. There were small aircraft operating that night with the customary white lights or blinking lights. As I turned west onto Abbott Road and then north again into a neighborhodd on Cathedral Way. The lights appeared d! irectly overhead and visible through my sunroof. I opened the sunroof to get a better look. At this time, only one orange light was visible to me. It appeared stationary but then began to move in a southwesterly direction. No engine noise heard. The orange light was round/oval and flickered slightly before the orange light dimmed completely. At that point, the object resembled and appeared to have altitude similar to a satellite moving in orbit. I followed the object until I could no longer see it. So, not sure if I was catching sun off a large satellite moving in polar orbit (i've seen plenty of satellites orbit and never one display an orange light like this one) or if I was catching a drone moving in the area or something else.