|Occurred : 10/9/2015 23:30 (Entered as : 10/09/2015 23:30)
Reported: 10/19/2015 8:06:22 PM 20:06
Location: Boon, MI
|10/19/2015 UFO SIGHTING At approx 23:30 (EDT) I was sitting with a friend, looking up at the stars from my back deck and noticed a flash in the eastern part of the sky. I watched the area for a few more moments thinking this might have been an iridium flare off a satellite. The sky was pretty clear, but I couldn't see a satellite.
A few moments later, looking at the same portion of the sky, I saw what looked like a short meteor trail at a very shallow angle. Then that light streak went out and a second later I saw another bright flash in the area where the meteor streak had ended. I mentioned this to my friend and she looked in the same section of the sky and said she saw a bright flash followed by another bright flash and detected a very faint streak going towards the area of the flash. I saw these flashes too, but did not detect the faint streak. I then called my husband out and he watched for a few minutes. He observed a light flashing on and off, very slowly, heading ESE towards the west. During this time there was no aircraft noise. The lights my friend and I saw did not travel in a straight line, rather they appeared then disappeared in a small area of the sky. There seemed to be several objects--perhaps 3 or 4. The lights were unusual. I checked several on-line satellite tracking sites and could not find any known craft over my area at this time. What we observed was not the navigation lights of a plane; I don't believe it was flares or sky lanterns. But it's hard to determine size or height in the night sky, so it could have been anything.