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Occurred : 7/30/2015 01:30 (Entered as : 07/30/15 1:30)
Reported: 8/3/2015 6:57:41 PM 18:57
Posted: 8/6/2015
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:2 1/2 hrs
Star-like object stationary for 2 hrs, then takes off at high rate of speed

My daughter, her husband, and I were sitting on her front step, at approx. 0130 on July 30, 2015. We happened to notice a strange looking star-like object, maybe 45 degrees from the horizon. We were looking north. It was faintly flashing blue and red lights.

After observing it for a while, we started to notice tiny little lights going to and from it. We got out the telescope, but having never used it before, it took us a while to find the object. When we did, it appeared to be just a round white sphere. We didn’t see any little lights with the telescope.

The object didn’t move for approx. 2-2 ½ hrs. As we were looking at the object, it took off at an extremely high rate of speed in an easterly direction. There is a tree across the street, and I tried to run down the sidewalk to see where it was going, but by the time I got to other side of the tree, it was gone.

Might I add that I was not a believer until I witnessed that. I know that whatever I saw, was not from this world. Even if I hadn’t seen it move, it might be different, but I saw it go from a complete standstill, to moving like nothing I’ve ever seen mover through the sky.