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Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/1/2013 05:00 (Entered as : 11/01/2013 5:00)
Reported: 4/27/2015 12:15:21 PM 12:15
Posted: 4/30/2015
Location: Columbus, OH
Shape: Sphere
Duration:10 minutes
Dancing, darting, bright white sphere, opaque plasma, basketball size, seen by 2 people together.

A ball of light the consistency of plasma, bright as a welding arc, the size of a basketball dancing around a light at the top of a parking lot light, just like a humming bird flitting around a flower. It stayed spherical but did occasionally slightly change shape like a fragile round balloon in the wind. That's all it did. Dance to and fro around the street light. Just like a quick humming bird! No repeated pattern, just zoom, dart, hold, zoom, dart, hold, over and over, no more than 1 to 2 feet away from the light. Occasionally, it darted in a straight line in a split second 100 feet out to the right and then flies back, then 50 feet to the left and come back. It looked controlled somehow, like that hummingbird leaving and then deciding to come back to a flower.

Its intensity was like a welding arc. Intensely Bright! The sky was pitch dark and the street lights were on at the corner of Morse Road and High Street, Columbus Ohio. Two of us watched it at 5:00 am for at least 10 minutes 1.5 years ago. I looked at the other man and said: "Do you see what I see?" Answer: "Yea! Crazy! What is it?!

It was still going strong when I left, and I still am not sure what it was. Not ball lightning.

Not static electricity dancing because of nearby high voltage. Clear sky, not lightening.

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