|Occurred : 6/23/2016 22:16 (Entered as : 06/23/16 22:16)
Reported: 7/17/2016 9:19:58 PM 21:19
Location: Denton, TX
|Two white circular lights (orbs) hovering near the roof top four houses away from my next-door neighbor's backyard.
This photo was taken by me at 10:16 p.m., June 23, 2016, in the backyard of my next-door neighbor. We were enjoying dinner on her patio and using a star gazing app on my phone to identify stars and planets. Below is a description I wrote down shortly after the event to preserve the details.
The first object traveled from the southeast toward my neighbor's house, in a northwesterly direction. The light on the right appeared first. I noticed it because i first thought it was a star. When it moved I thought it was a plane. It was some distance away (mile or more, so distant it looked like a small dot). It started coming toward us. I looked at it a couple of times and continued to notice it coming in our direction, still thinking it was just a plane. I looked away again, but then a few minutes later, it was close to the roof line of the house at the end of the street (four houses away) and it didn't move any closer. It just hovered. The light got much brighter. My neighbor's 9-year-old grand daughter was with me and said she saw it changing colors.
Then I checked my flight radar app and saw there were no planes in the area. When I looked up again, there was a second one (one on the left) but it was much dimmer than the one on the right. They were spaced slightly further apart but then the dimmer one approached the larger one. I snapped this photo just as they became about the same brightness. They continued to hover there, the one on the left occasionally going behind the roof line of the house. Altogether it was just a few minutes.
Then I looked away to say goodbye to one of my neighbors. I helped my other neighbor, whose house I was at, clean up our dinner plates. We went inside her house. I didn't say anything to her about the lights because I knew she would be frightened by them. When I went outside again a few minutes later and looked up, they were gone. I wish I could have continued watching, but I didn't get to see where they went or how quickly they left.
Please note that I live within 30 minutes of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, but as stated above, my radar app showed no planes in the immediate area, and the objects were too close to the roof line to have been planes. They also traveled too great a distance to have been recreational drones, as I believe they would not have been within eye sight of any operator. They made no sound. Only my neighbor's grand daughter and I saw them.