|Occurred : 5/13/2014 22:58 (Entered as : 05/13/14 22:58)
Reported: 5/13/2014 10:41:25 PM 22:41
Location: Altoona, IA
|Orange-red fireball streaking across the night sky faster than an airplane.
We just saw a bright orange-red, round, flying object that was moving far faster than any plane. It appeared to be on a level flight so it wasn't descending. It did not fade, like you'd think a meteor would. It streaked across the sky, over the moon, as low as 15-20K feet, but no sound, no trail. Very strange. They're testing drones around here, so we think maybe that's what it was?
We're a college-educated, middle-aged couple from the Midwest.
My husband works in Information Technology and I work in Office Management.
We've never seen anything this bright and colorful in the night sky.