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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/11/2022 19:00 (Entered as : 10/11/2022 7:00 PM)
Reported: 10/17/2022 8:32:23 AM 08:32
Posted: 12/22/2022
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: The object changed color
Three "fireballs" travelling in line and equidistant. First fireball stopped, turned around, receded to tiny white light.

Upon leaving the school at approximately 1900 hours we observed first a "fireball" traveling at a constant speed (ie, neither accelerating nor decelerating). It appeared to stop when two more fireballs appeared in a straight line and equidistant, behind the first. The first then "turned around" and receded into the distance appearing as a small pin-prick of white light. I cannot say what happened to the other two as we had to drive on. I estimate that we observed them for about 10 minutes.

They looked nothing like I have ever seen before in the sky and I am confident that they were not meteor showers, meteorites, drones, helicopters, planes, fireworks, Chinese lanterns, or any tricks of light. It was dusk and the sky was clear.