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Occurred : 9/4/2016 21:00 (Entered as : 09/04/16 21:00)
Reported: 9/5/2016 6:51:53 AM 06:51
Posted: 9/9/2016
Location: Elgin, IL
Shape: Fireball
Duration:Few minutes
9:00pm CST, 9/4/16, fireball-like objects observed over Elgin, IL,

Just after 9:00pm Central time last night (Sept 4), my husband and I saw 3 glowing orange fireball-like objects moving swiftly across the night sky from the south/southeast to the north/northwest. They were about 30 seconds apart, about 40 degrees above the horizon, followed the same path and did not make a sound. We are absolutely certain they were not commercial airliners, as there were no blinking wingtip or tail lights or jet engine noise.

Furthermore, a short time after seeing the three fireball objects, two commercial airliners were seen and heard passing overhead .... going from north to south (the opposite direction of the fireball objects). A short time later, two move fireball-like objects were seen, again with no blinking lights or jet engine sound.

Again, they were about 30 seconds apart and traveling in a southern to northern path.