Date of sighting: Aug 11, 2007, approximately 9 PM
While standing outside on my back deck facing north, I noticed a cluster of round, white lights north/northeast of my position. From an outstretched arm, a dime would have easily covered it twice over. There were many lights in the cluster of varying sizes, perhaps dozens, but I could not determine an exact number. The cluster was very far away on the horizontal, perhaps hundreds of miles, and seemed very high in the sky and if you held your arm out at a 45-degree angle, it was higher. Continue reading
“Between 8 and 9 pm on September 22, 2010, I went outside and noticed a very bright red pulsating light in the southwest, about 6 to 8 inches above the horizon, which I thought could have been a planet as it was so bright (after checking with an amateur astronomer friend, it could not have been Mars, which I initially thought it was). Continue reading
“I previously reported a sighting which occurred on September 22, 2010, which commenced with a red light. However, a similar event took place the following evening, which this report describes. The important difference in this second sighting is the unusual effects on my camera and on the pictures taken of this second object. On the evening of on September 23, 2010, my dog began acting as he did on the 22nd (extremely concerned to go out), so we went outside at about 7:45 pm. Continue reading
At about 10:55 pm CT on December 1, 2010, while driving up the lane to my rural home in central Illinois, I saw a very bright round orange light to the north, but upon getting closer to the house, I could not see the location of where it had been due to trees. In taking out the dogs from the house just moments later, though, I felt nervously compelled to take the camera out with me. As soon as I got outside, I saw an object which had an easily discernable dark triangle shape but seemed somewhat rounded in the back. Continue reading
“I was heading outside to get something out of my car. I looked up and saw Venus in the eastern sky. I was admiring Venus when something lit up in the corner of my eye, basically directly above me but in the upper southern sky. I looked straight at the light, thinking it would be an airplane but then noticed the object was just sitting there not moving and making no noise and had a dimly flickering light on its underside. Then suddenly, the object completely lit up on its underside. I could make out the object being in a rectangular shape with the sides of the longer edges hanging down, and the bottoms of the edges that hung down were what lit up. It almost reminded me of when you’d walk into a classroom and turn on the florescent lights and how they would flicker a bit before coming all the way on. The light was yellow, and when it lit up very bright, I could see up inside of the object and could make out the lines of the frame and the shape of the object. But I couldn’t see any real details. It was not very far up there but also not right over me. It was fairly large and definitely looked like a manned aircraft.
As fast as the object lit up, the light then turned off, and I couldn’t see anything after that, I kept my focus close around that spot in hopes of seeing it’s darkened shape moving in whichever direction possible as well as Listened for any noise yet I didn’t hear or see anything. What I saw happened all in a matter of 5 seconds or so. I don’t think the object meant to light up when it did. I asked on Facebook the next day if anyone had seen what I had seen, and none of the couple of people who live nearby knew what I was talking about. The moment that I saw it and when the lights went out I felt very odd. I thought about it in the moment, and for some reason, it felt as if it were more of a military craft more so than an alien spaceship. But what giant military craft will just sit there not moving or making any noise? Most people I have talked to about it since then just think I’m crazy because I have been reading a lot about UFOs/conspiracy theories/aliens a lot around that time. But I know what I saw, and it was not an airplane as airplanes are always flying over this area and never once have I ever seen anything just sitting there.