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Occurred : 9/16/2014 20:00 (Entered as : 09/16/2014 20:00)
Reported: 9/16/2014 7:12:06 PM 19:12
Posted: 9/18/2014
Location: Ottawa (Canada), ON
Shape: Unknown
Duration:1 hour
Object multiple lights, different colors, following us.

((NUFORC Note: Witness sent a note on March 19, 2015, suggesting that the sighting was the result of a nearby kite with different-colored LED lights. Link to video provided below. PD))

My mother and I (and our dog) left the house around 8PM to walk the dog and go to the store. I noticed a red pulsing light between some houses across the street from our place, around the corner. I mentioned it to my mother and then I lost sight of it.

Once we approached the main road, we saw the light again, across the street from us, high enough up. From that distance it looked to be about the size of a nickel, sometimes appearing to grow to the size of a quarter and sometimes a little bigger. I noticed it seemed to follow us, so we stopped moving to make sure.

When we stopped moving, it was ahead of us, but moved back toward us. If we stood still to watch it a while, we noticed multiple lights and different colors (red, blue, green, white, yellow and purple).

It also seemed to pulse at regular intervals, as if to convey some kind of code. It moved up, down, sideways, go around in a circle, backwards and then would do some type of movement which looked like it was riding a wave.

It in fact did follow us all the way to the store and back home again, until we lost sight of it.

Note: I did see something similar on 09/12/2014 while driving up to the country, I first saw it on one side of the car, seemingly following the same path, then lost sight of it, then saw it again on the other side of the car for a while until I couldn’t see it anymore.

The whole thing lasted about 20 minutes.


To whom it may concern,

I feel pretty silly about all of this but a few days ago, I found a video on Youtube showing an LED kite which apparently, some students from Rideau High School in Ottawa were flying a few streets down from my place, on the very same night I thought I saw a UFO (09/16/2014). Here is the video I saw:

From this video, it's pretty obvious that the object seen is NOT a UFO, but from my perspective and location it looked rather blurry in the distance and moved oddly and could have easily been mistaken for a UFO or something other than a kite. It definitely looked nothing like what you see in the video but exhibited the same colors. That is why I I feel pretty confident that what we see in this video must be what I saw - same night around the same time. I still feel pretty silly. The only thing I can't account for is the red light, which, like I said, had followed a friend and I on a country road a few days before.

Thank you for your time


((name deleted))