|Occurred : 5/6/2014 21:00 (Entered as : 05/06/2014 21:00)
Reported: 5/6/2014 11:42:57 PM 23:42
Location: Ellensburg, WA
|Orange to red immensely bright circular moving light.
On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, my brother, nephew and I were headed thru the Ellensburg, Washington, hills to Yakima County. It was approximately 8-9 PM. While traveling my brother whom was driving asked, "do you guys see that, what's that light"? On the left side of the hills about a mile away was this massive orange, reddish almost circular light. We couldn't take our eyes off of it. The light was immensely bright and looked to be hovering very low. A helicopter or plane was a suggestion but the lack of noise, light color, and also lack of movement were all wrong. My nephew suggested a tower of some sort. Seconds later the light looked as though it shifted into almost a sliver and quickly vanished to a tiny dim light and suddenly gone. Nowhere in sight. Moments later it reappeared. This time it looked like it was descending but very slowly. The light was so bright that there was an almost transparent beam going thru some of the few clouds that were above it, and again, seconds later it was gone.
At this point we started to travel around the hills. I was trying to look and turn to scope out the hills, but saw nothing. I looked in my review mirror and there it was. At that very moment my brother was also looking in his mirrors and spotted it as well.
After we moved around a curve we lost sight of the light and saw nothing more.