|Occurred : 5/13/2017 23:00 (Entered as : 05/13/17 23:00)
Reported: 5/15/2017 2:24:50 PM 14:24
Location: Centerville, OH
|4 white lights seen over Ohio
On 13 May, at approximately 11pm, I was sitting on my back porch looking at wildlife with my night vision monocle (model AN/PVS-14). I decided to look up and see the stars that aren’t normally visible to the naked eye due to light pollution, and while I was looking up (almost due east), I saw what appeared to be a faint satellite moving towards the north west, approximately 30 degrees above the horizon.
I decided to watch the satellite as it traversed the sky, and as I tracked it, it changed heading towards the south west for approximately 5 seconds, then turned again towards its original heading. This object was not visible to the naked eye, requiring my night vision to see. There was no flashing; just a faint, steady pinpoint of light. I called a friend immediately afterwards to describe what I saw, and while I was on the phone (approximately 5 minutes later), I saw two more of the faint points of light moving on the same trajectory.
15 minutes later, I saw a 4th point of light moving the same direction. Of the 4 objects I saw, only one changed heading while traversing the sky, the other 3 were constant.