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Occurred : 5/6/2017 21:41 (Entered as : 05/06/17 21:41)
Reported: 5/7/2017 12:31:01 PM 12:31
Posted: 5/11/2017
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Shape: Formation
Duration:20 minutes
Light formation in sky and similar pattern reflected on people in photos taken an hour earlier.

Seven of us were hanging out on our rooftop deck and I pointed out two lights above us behind the fast moving clouds. We couldn’t tell if the lights were moving slowing for about 5 minutes and then stopped, or was stationary the entire time. For about 20 minutes the lights remained still as we watched them dim and brighten behind the moving clouds. We could see a faint third light which created a triangular formation. However, the photos suggest there may have been more lights than what we could see by eye.

Heavier clouds rolled through and, once cleared, the lights were gone.

About 20 minutes after the light formation disappeared, we saw a very bright aircraft fly overhead. We all agreed it was an airplane, yet it did appear to be much brighter, faster and and closer than what we typically see in the area. Our condo is directly under a flight path and we also acknowledged that no airplanes had been seen since we first noticed the lights.

Then this morning (the next day), I was reviewing our photos from the evening and noticed a single green formation on my friend’s left shoulder. It appears on the chest of the person sitting next to him in a different photo.

Attached are photos of the formation we saw in the sky and a zoomed in photo of the pattern on my friend.

20:04 Photos of friends 21:30 Noticed two lights in the sky 21:41 Photos of lights.


((NUFORC Note: The witness provides a number of high-quality photographs. The green objects, seen against the arm and shoulder of one of the people present, suggests to us that there is a flaw in the camera. The other lights appear to us to be reflected from the bottoms of clouds, which suggests advertising lights, although we cannot be certain. PD))