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Occurred : 8/24/2013 21:30 (Entered as : 08/24/2013 21:00)
Reported: 7/19/2014 2:33:57 PM 14:33
Posted: 7/20/2014
Location: Birdlake, MI
Shape: Changing
Duration:90 minutes
2 day sighting event in MI

2 day event Day 1: 10:30 pm on 8/23/14 driving home in Hillsdale, MI, towards Birdlake, MI, a red soft light candle flame shaped appeared out the drivers side window this object was roof top above a home in a small suburb adjoining a main highway I observed the object motionless as I drove passed it was clear dark night. It caught my attention due to color shape and distance in the sky. I lost sight after I drove past and only observed it for 1 or so minutes. Left an odd impression on me.

Day 2: 9:30 pm on 8/24/14 driving home Birdlake, MI, I observed the same exact object from the prior nite from my drivers side window this time it was in an open field about 75 ft from the roadway @ 3 stories high. I slowed my car and observed this object motionless for 5 mins I decided to continue home which was approx. 3 blocks further this area is a lake community so my road was a small lane in order to reach my house I continued to watch the object until I lost sight of this in the tree line it never moved. I reached my home and had planned to sit outside on my dock to watch the meteor showers the sky was clear and I was anticipating the event.

I was outside sitting on my bench texting a friend about the upcoming event when from my left hand side I caught site of the red object approaching my dock at roof level crossing the adjoining neighbors docks coming straight towards me.

I became frightened and immediately phoned my son and spoke to him about what was occurring. the object was still coming closer and I told my son I was going to film it with my cell phone which I did. It stopped at roof top level at my next door neighbors dock and stood still.( I captured this on video) I then decided to go inside because I became afraid of the unknown object. I called my son as I came in the house and he suggest I call the police I did not and looked outside through the window facing my neighbors dock and the object was gone.

I had a snack and settled down for about 20 mins and decided to go back outside to observe the meteor showers.

Within 15 minutes, the object appeared in front of me in the middle of the lake and rapidly move forward till it reach the end of my 55 ft dock. It hovered about 10 ft off the water surface I could now clearly see it had changed shape and became a triangle aprox 6x6x6 ft with rotating glowing orbs in each corner. I was very scared and did not have my phone to take a picture I then heard voices from a few houses down saying something to the effect do you see that I heard them running down their dock and they proceeded to their boat to where the object was as they got closer the object backed up to the middle of the lake quickly and then went up and over a house across the lake. They did not notice me sitting there and the next day they stated that they had seen the same thing near my dock.

I did go inside and called my friend and informed him of what I had seen I did not get a picture of the object as my phone was in the house .after talking with him for approx. 30 minutes, I forget that I had left my coffee cup outside on the dock and went to retrieve it. As I glanced up in the sky, an object appeared about 13 stories in the air and moved quickly North across the sky and dropped behind a house at the end of the lake. this object was red in color and about 6 feet long cigar shaped.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the event is approximate. PD))