|Occurred : 6/10/2017 20:50 (Entered as : 06/10/17 20:50)
Reported: 6/12/2017 5:17:24 PM 17:17
Location: Alexandria, VA
|On Saturday, June 10, 2017, beginning at approximately 8:50 p.m., my wife and I witnessed multiple (more than 40 or 50 in all) orange orbs moving together from the southwest toward the northeast in the sky in a series of several, separate, staggered formations.
My wife alerted me to the sighting and called me to come out of the house to see it. She was very enthusiastic about it and exclaimed “Isn’t it neat!”
The orbs were approximately 1000 feet above ground level, moving fast (more than a hundred plus miles per hour, I estimate) and mostly stayed together in a series of loose formations, yet there were some lone “stragglers” that would come along after groupings of 5 or 10 had moved along together.
They were luminous, but perhaps not self-luminous, as they may have been reflecting light from the setting sun. The orbs also appeared to be “pulsing” light.
We live within about 4 miles of Reagan National Airport and the Pentagon; so, the direction they were traveling would seem to have taken them near, slightly south, of both locations.
I took a short video of the sighting with my iPhone.
We have not seen in the news media or heard of any reports to explain what the orbs were.