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Occurred : 6/21/2014 23:15 (Entered as : 06/21/2014 23:15)
Reported: 6/24/2014 7:31:28 PM 19:31
Posted: 6/27/2014
Location: Bensalem, PA
Shape: Light
Duration:5 minutes
Odd, string formation of orange lights over Philly.

Approximately 2300 On 21 June, 2014, I was standing in the parking lot of my residence, looking south toward Philadelphia. City line is about 3 miles from me.

My home is about 300 yards from the Delaware river.

I noticed some very odd, orange, vaguely flickering lights, traveling roughly SE to NW.

They appeared to be between 500 to 1,000 feet above me moving at about the speed a small, single engine private airplane might be at cruise.

They made no sound that I could hear, and that area is relatively quiet at that time on a Saturday night. They were not equadistant from each other, and some would fall back, then catch up with the one in front again. Gaps in the line of objects were not constant, and there were even some stragglers way in back of the main 7 or 8 objects. I watched untill I could no longer see them because of the buildings and trees nearby.

The weather was very clear and cool, I would say near 70 degrees. Maybe a light breeze.

A man driving by had stopped to ask directions had also seen them, and remarked that they looked like "Chinese lanterns." I thought that these things appeared to be operated by something other than a candle and hot air. They were acting like they were being piloted.