|Occurred : 7/26/2015 23:15 (Entered as : 07/26/15 23:15)
Reported: 8/22/2015 10:48:15 PM 22:48
Location: Toronto (Canada), ON
|Large red and small deep red lights circle around the circumference of Toronto, Canada.
At approximately 10:15pm Sunday evening, July 26th, 2015, my friend and I came up to my rooftop to have dessert and watch the sky. As I sat down at the table, my friend was looking East and brought to my attention an unusually bright, red light. Flying from the eastern sky from my rooftop perspective in downtown Toronto in a northerly direction were 2 objects with very large red lights. What was different about these two objects were the lights, initially. There was only one color and one light on the flying object unlike the airplanes passing overhead, which at that time the sky was very busy with air traffic compared to most evenings.
The red light was a much deeper, denser, fuller red than the airplanes passing by. It did not have a flashing or strobe-like quality as I’d normally describe the airplane light flashing on and off. It was more like a slower turn-on, turn off quality to it, like a fade-up and down compared to the more abrupt flash on and off of the planes.
The larger size red light was perhaps 4 to 6 times bigger than the plane lights overhead that were taking off in the distance from the West. The smaller red light was around the size of a plane’s flashing light but at that distance I would guess it is larger, but only slightly. I could not determine if it was attached to a solid object or if it was just light. My guess was that it may be attached to something but I could not see it at night, though the airplanes above the city can be seen unless they are extremely high. I also should comment that there was a lot of energy in the air, as if there was a lot going on energetically in the city at that time whereas when the lights disappeared into the eastern sky, the buzz and activity overhead quieted down to a normal Sunday night feeling for 10:30pm.
There were lots of planes passing overhead with red lights flashing on their left wings. This was the usual flight path I see nightly. I’d describe this as a flash on and flash off, and very bright. Bright because it seems like a white light beneath a red casing, like on a police car. The red of the 2 unknown lights didn’t have that quality. They were a much deeper, saturated red without white in the brightness of it.
The planes overhead range in altitude between 2000 ft for the smaller craft and 5-10 thousand and much higher for the commercial jets. By contrast, the UAP was first noticed in the Eastern sky flying North at approx 5-7 thousand feet. There were two of them. One was either smaller, just in front of the larger red light, or it was moving parallel to the larger red light but farther away in the distance, thus appearing smaller. The small red light on the first craft, which initially made me think it was a lot farther away, had a red light slightly larger than the one on the plane flying over my rooftop even though I’d guess it was flying 5000 feet high and about 5-10 kilometers away. The larger red light, which flew slightly behind the first one, was perhaps the size of the 4 or more lights on the plane. No other flashing or pulsing color was visible, like on an airplane. One light, deep red, and with a slow on and off quality, not like the strobing quality of the airplanes. There were also a few moments where the on-off quality of the red light was irregular, as if disappearing altogether and then appearing on the same path in the sky but farther ahead. In the darkness of the evening and the distance from where I observed the lights, I could not determine if the lights were attached to a solid craft or not.
As the two objects flew North, it looked like the smaller one continued north and the larger one turned left sharply towards the west. The object banked a very strong left turn. The smaller red light in front seemed to continue north for a few seconds, but it then disappeared from our vision. As the larger red light made its sharp turn, it sort of did a zig-zag move, or an “S” shape turn before continuing north of the city but in a westerly direction. Also within seconds of that “S” shaped turn, I noticed a very bright white- blue flash in the sky in the North, not much more than 1/2 inch distance in the sky from the red light. This bright flash seemed to me to be larger in an up/down size than wide, resembling a slit of some sort but it was extremely fast in its flash with no lingering quality. I assume it was a meteorite.
As the larger red light continued towards the west in the sky north of the city approximately under the Big Dipper now, we noticed that the little red light was there again, just slightly in front. We questioned one another about how it could have reached and caught up to the large red light since they seemed to veer off in different directions at the point in photo 2 where the large red light made its turn from the northeast towards the west. The little red light just appeared. This time it was moving ever so slightly in front of the larger red light as they were now heading south but in the western sky from my rooftop vantage point, which for people from Toronto would be in the direction of the International airport now. They were moving at a speed faster than the jets flying overhead, perhaps twice the speed as the jets were coming in and taking off from Pearson International Airport to the west of the city from my location.
As the 2 red lights continued south they again banked left or towards the east, as if doing a large circle around the city perimeter. As we looked to the south sky as the small and large red lights made their way east, the angle or distance between the 2 red lights gave the appearance as if they were almost touching, with no space between them. At that point I ran downstairs to my condo for my camera but when I came back up, they disappeared into the eastern sky where we first noticed them. I looked at my watch and it was 10:27pm. Perhaps 5-8 minutes later than when we first saw them.
I go up to my rooftop almost every evening to observe the sky, sometimes with my star chart to see where the different planets are or even the satellites passing overhead, which I have photographed on my iPhone. In all the years I have been living here and observing the plane routes and stars overhead, I have never seen red lights of that kind on a craft before. Thus this report and the curiosity to know if other sightings from Toronto were reported about 2 deep red lights circling the city from a 5 to 10 km radius of the center of the city where I was located. By chance, a friend who lives by Lake Ontario in Toronto told me he was walking his dog and many people by the beach commented on seeing red lights as well.
Assuming Toronto is roughly 25 miles in diameter the distance traveled would be a circle of the city = 157 miles.
If 15 min. it would be 628 miles per hour.
If 10 min it would be 924 mph., which would have given off a sonic boom if it was a conventional aircraft.
As it was closer to a 5 – 7 minute sighting, that would make it between 1386 and 1617mph. I don’t believe it was that fast. Perhaps the circle circumference was a tighter diameter.
Assuming a tighter diameter (20 Miles) for the circle circumference = 125 miles a 15 min trip = 500 mph 10 min = 750 mph which is right around the speed of sound but still under.
At 6 min and 20 mile diameter speed = 1250 mph I guessed the speed to be twice or more times the speed of the jets flying in all directions overhead.
And that is my red light sighting.