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Occurred : 6/23/2017 22:50 (Entered as : 6/23/17 22:50)
Reported: 6/24/2017 12:47:23 AM 00:47
Posted: 7/7/2017
Location: Bonney Lake, WA
Shape: Other
Duration:7-10 minutes
hundreds of flying lights move across sky in swarm.

I stepped outside on my back porch to check how much water was in my pool that I was filling, and I looked above and saw what at first I thought was the Milky Way, like a concentrated grouping of stars, until I realized the objects were moving slowly across the night sky. There were approximately 200-300 lights in a clustering. The closest comparison I could think of would be similar to a school of fish or tadpoles.

The objects were paler than stars (like almost a blue, but not quite), and the light they gave off seemed less concentrated than the stars in the sky around. The group moved like a school of fish slowly towards the horizon, with a few straggling behind the group. The group did not move in a straight line like a meteor shower, but rather as if something floating along.

I called my father out to see, and he came and witnessed the event with me, and then shortly after, my brother came out and saw the last stragglers move across the sky. It took appro! ximately 8 minutes for the group to move from immediately overhead to then be completely out of sight. I have never seen anything like it in my entire life, nor my father in his.

To lend you some information on my background, I studied Writing and Law at University of Washington for my Undergraduate degree, and now I am a law student at Seattle University School of Law. I consider myself rational, pragmatic, and someone who rarely jumps to conclusions. I am both well educated and of above average intelligence, and generally, do not believe something without seeing it myself.