|Occurred : 10/25/2017 06:50 (Entered as : 10/25/17 06:50)
Reported: 10/26/2017 4:51:25 AM 04:51
Location: Stone Mountain, GA
|Bright solid white objects moving swiftly south to north.
10/25/17 & 10/26/17 10/25/17 06:50 From my back deck, observing Orion I first witnessed a meteor from what I assumed to be my final expectations of the Orionid shower. Then suddenly as I looked back at Orion’s belt a solid white light appeared near the Alnilam star, moving north, north west approximately 5 degree off due north. It moved fairly slowly and appeared to be very high in the sky.
To confirm my suspicions a plane with blinking lights came from the northwest moving to the southeast. They intersected (from my view) and the UFO continued to move in a straight line finally disappearing from view after a full minute of viewing.
I turned to view Castor and Pollux, and almost immediately witnessed yet another solid white light moving slowly in the sky coming from I believe to be the Gomeisa and Procyon area moving slowly towards Castor and Pollox. I observed this movement for about 20-30 seconds.
Needless to say, a meteor was joyful enough, but to observe two UFOs within minutes. I was charged up all day.
10/26/17 06:55 So naturally, I went back out this morning. Looking towards Orion of course hoping to see another meteor or anything moving I began scanning the sky and again looked towards Castor and Pollux and suddenly in the direction of the M44 cluster a solid white light, larger than the one’s observed yesterday, appeared. Its movement was much different.
Initially, it moved to the northwest slowly like the others and then began to turn due north and rapidly increase speed around zenith. The light began to fade yet I was able to continue observing its speed and direction.
It continued arching north for a few more seconds then seemed to completely stop but immediately picked up it’s prior speed along what seemed to be the same arch yet at this point it was arching towards the east and I lost sight.
The original speed seemed much like a plane but the increase and higher speeds were not speeds at which normal aircraft could maneuver, moving across an elbow to finger tips worth of (zenith) sky in mere seconds.