|Occurred : 1/15/2015 16:00 (Entered as : 01/15/2015 16:00)
Reported: 8/23/2016 1:19:12 PM 13:19
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
|Several white lights seen hovering/flying around one another, miles at distance towards WSW from Ann Arbor-Saline Rd/W. Ellsworth Rd.
This event occurred sometime after the new year, either in January or early February of 2015, close to dusk. I observed this event while traveling southwest on Ann Arbor-Saline Rd and looking towards west-southwest. When I first noticed the event I was crossing over I-94 and continued down the road until I reached West Ellsworth Road, where I pulled into the parking lot of First Unitarian Universalist church to observe. I witnessed this event for about 20 minutes, part of the time on the phone and relaying what I was seeing to a friend.
As usual in Ann Arbor, it was a cloudy day. Cloud cover was high and intermittent, with large cumulus clouds miles in the distance in the direction I was looking. While driving, I noticed 3 or 4 lights several miles towards the west-southwest. At first I thought they were planes since there are airports nearby, but as I continued to watch I noticed that the lights were moving around one another, up and down, left and right, and continuously crossing paths. The lights were white, solid, and did not blink or pulsate. Their speed of movement was not particularly remarkable. After a few minutes two more lights emerged from the clouds (cumulus clouds were a backdrop for this event) and some of these lights would circle others, or move back and forth, while some would stay still. Occasionally, one light would fade away (into the clouds?) and another light would appear nearby. I watched these lights, which stayed generally in the same area of the sky during this time, until one by one they faded away and were no longer visible. I do not know if what I witnessed was planes or similar aircraft flying in some formation, or if these were truly UFO/UAP. It is important to note that during this event I did see several planes in the sky with their familiar blinking lights, however they, for the most part, moved uni-directionly and most planes would appear and disappear comparatively swiftly to the lights.