|Occurred : 7/31/2016 23:00 (Entered as : 07/31/16 23:00)
Reported: 8/1/2016 12:34:00 PM 12:34
Location: Greendale, WI
|10 white lights seen in SE wisconsin at high altitude heading from south to north. several objects split off. Retired Army and wife BSN
My wife and I were outside our house looking at the stars at 2300 hrs., when I noticed a light at very high altitude, traveling south to north. I told my wife, and she saw it too. We watched it travel south to north for several minutes.
Within a minute we saw 2 more lights flying 1 behind the other, I put my fingers up to try and see how close they were together but even my little finger covered both lights. We saw them at about a 45 degree angle above the horizon. When they were directly over head the rear light released to smaller objects that started traveling 1 east and 1 west, same type of light just a bit dimmer. Then several seconds later we saw 2 more lights same description and angle of appearance, traveling again south to north.
From 2300 to 2315hrs, we counted a total of 10 lights, traveling from the south to north direction. And 2 lights that came in from the southwest until they were directly over our house and then turned north. As soon as we lost sight of those 2 lights, out of nowhere, 1 light came out of the north, but at a higher angle, maybe 60 degrees above the horizon, and was traveling south but at a much higher speed then the other lights we had seen.
None of the white light objects we saw had any strobe or blinking lights of aircraft. None of these objects produced any sound either, I spent nearly 3 decades in the military, I am very familiar with military aircraft traveling at high speed and altitude and even they produce sound, and my wife is a very well educated nurse. I looked online to see if there are any satellite orbiting are location, from space weather.com nearest orbit in 100 miles to our west. Jet stream information from intellicast.com shows jet stream traveling across our area from northwest to southeast, so these objects were under there own propulsion, not being pushed by they wind.
We are not sure what we saw, but from are stand point they would fall into the UFO description. My wife took a video via smart phone of 1 of these lights.
We have noticed lights moving in the night sky before 2 weeks ago the local news was informed of lights in the sky and a story was done due to the volume of calls they had received. I have also seen similar lights before and had aircraft change course to follow them, do the close proximity of the aircraft and speed they pursued they were without a doubt military.
Last month I thought I saw one of these lights and can swear it actually dropped an object that looked like it was heading down, but this object I guess was most likely over lake Michigan, off Milwaukee.