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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/11/2015 20:35 (Entered as : 01/11/15 20:35)
Reported: 1/11/2015 7:51:05 PM 19:51
Posted: 1/16/2015
Location: Clifton Heights, PA
Shape: Light
Duration: 15 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Large group of red\orange objects moving across the night sky.

This incident occurred between 8:35 and 9:00 PM on Sunday Jan 11th 2015. I was out walking my dog when I saw a group of red-orange lights in the southwest sky. There were 8 lights in the initial group moving southwest to northeast - a smaller group of 3 lights was following. The larger group started in a roughly triangular formation before re-forming into a more linear alignment - the smaller group was in a linear formation from the outset.

After the larger initial groups had moved on there were 3-4 individual lights moving in the same direction. All of the lights were moving quickly but I have no idea as to speed. The objects made no sudden maneuvers or turns - but they appeared to be flying a defined course.

There was some air traffic in the area (we are close to PHL approach) and the objects did not seem to be any higher than the 2 aircraft I saw that were on approach to PHL, so maybe 1000 in altitude.

The objects traveled for about 30-45 seconds in a northeasterly direction before disappearing. There was some patchy cloud cover but the objects were not obscured by the clouds, they just vanished.

The objects flickered reddish-orange, no other lights\color were observable. There was no sound from any of the objects. The objects appeared to be bow-tied in shape, a dark center with the red-orange lights fanning out fore and aft.

I was at the following lat/long when I made this observation - 3956'07.2"N 7518'15.9"W

Reporter - 53 year old male, IT professional, I saw the entire event.

Secondary observer (my brother) - 48 year old male, construction worker. He only saw the follow-up, single light events