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Occurred : 6/24/2016 00:20 (Entered as : 6/24/16 00:20)
Reported: 6/24/2016 11:06:54 PM 23:06
Posted: 7/8/2016
Location: Carol Stream, IL
Shape: Sphere
Duration:15 minutes
Witnessed a starlike object moving around in the night sky in various patterns.

Forgive me if this seems crazy, but I saw something in the night sky I have never seen before. I am at work in the middle of the night and went outside to have a cup of coffee. We are a suburban area at 400 E north avenue in Carol Stream, Illinois.

I looked to the sky star gazing as it is nice out and the sky is clear. I turned to the north and high in the sky I noticed what looked like a star, but it was moving around. I could not see a specific shape, it looked like a star to me, but it was not stationary. The object was moving very quickly and erratically.

I looked at other stars in the area and no other star was moving and I saw some obvious planes as they had the flashing lights and moved in a constant direction. The object I observed moved like a balloon with air escaping or a kite on a string darting across the sky. I kept waiting for the object to move out of my vision, but it stayed in the same general area.

The object moved in all directions and at times made big moves, darting to another area and at other times made smaller squiggly moves like a figure eight or a letter “S”. I called a maintenance friend of mine to verify what I was seeing and he saw the same thing I did. The object looked way too high in the sky to be an airplane, and did not move like an airplane.

I am not sure what it was that I saw, but it was not normal. I am 56 years old and have never seen this kind of image and I grew up in the country where the sky is nearly always clear for gazing at night. Take it for what it is worth. I wish I knew what it was that I just witnessed. Thanks