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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 3/22/2022 20:21 (Entered as : 03/22/2022 8:21 PM)
Reported: 3/23/2022 6:42:22 AM 06:42
Location: Monroe, ME
Duration: 1 to 2 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
|Twelve separate bright lights traveled directly south of Orionís sword in a upward direction parallel to Orionís vertical shape.
The first bright light appeared near the base and just south of Orionís sword and travelled quickly upward about one and a half lengths of Orionís sword and then disappeared. The second bright light appeared within 2- 4 seconds from the first and traveled on the exact same course, disappearing at the same location. The third bright light appeared 3 to 4 seconds after the second and traveled the exact same upward course disappearing in the same location. I saw 8 total bright lights travel this exact course within 1 minute, each disappearing before another arrived. In addition I saw 4 dimmer lights travel in the same upward direction, parallel to the 8 bright lights but just to the north and traveling slightly north of Orionís sword and within the constellation. The dimmer lights traveled about the same distance before disappearing and all appeared on slightly different courses but all twelve lights traveled exactly parallel in course and for similar distance before disappearing. These were not satellites as I see those every clear night, traveling across the sky and not upward and certainly not in such quick succession on the exact same course. Also satellites appear dimmer unless the sun flashes them. But again I have never seen a satellite travel upward parallel to Orionís sword, let alone 12 of them within a minute, 8 being very bright on the exact same course and 4 dimmer very close and parallel also traveling upward parallel to Orionís stature and for similar duration. Also a falling star or meteorite travels in a downward, or sweeping downward direction. As I mentioned all twelve of these lights were traveling in an upward direction parallel to the constellation Orion.