|Occurred : 7/17/2014 23:30 (Entered as : 07/17/14 23:30)
Reported: 7/18/2014 1:19:15 AM 01:19
Location: Nampa, ID
|Orange Orbs In Formation. Two Sightings (Jul 4th/Jul 17th)
Sighting 1) July 4th, 2014, (22:45mt) At aprox 22:45 we were enjoying the neighborhood fireworks. When I noticed what looked like orange "street lamp colored" sparks, from an aerial "mortar type" firework drifting in the wind. It quickly became apparent they were actually flying objects.
One flew by, followed by two in perfect formation. They were traveling in an Easterly direction, rather slowly. I turned and asked the other adults if they were seeing the same thing, all agreed they did. As minutes past it hit me we should be taking video. We were able to get a short video, but the "orbs" were too far away by that time, and it barely showed up.
The orbs were visible for close to five minutes, then faded out one by one. They were very bright streetlight orange at first, then faded with distance. But also faded in and out randomly. They made zero noise, and had no other navigational type lights.
Sighting 2) July 17th, 2014, (23:30mt) At aprox. 11:30pm while. driving South on Happy Valley Rd and Amity roundabout, noticed three bright very clear orange orbs over the S East horizon. The orbs were flying in perfectly spaced formation. As we came down the small hill, a fourth and fifth appeared in the formation.
We followed them East Then South on Greenhurst/Black Cat about 5 miles. We then turned west on Kuna Rd and pulled to the shoulder as the Orbs very slowly descended towards ground level. I was able to shoot a small amount of video. We drove a few miles West then South, but lost the orbs among the yard lights in the distance. Driving home with windows down, we noticed a heavy burnt electrical smell in the air.
We absolutely have no doubt both "sightings"were the same type of object. I have an above average knowledge of civil/mil aviation, and can say these were not aircraft, balloons, or lanterns. Nor were they afterburners or flares from local mil fighters. With no navigational lights, or noise associated with most aircraft. And though these appear similar to yard/street lights. Being brighter, well above the horizon, and moving! Can not be same.