Bright Orb-Like Object Hovers Over Seattle, WA

Location of Sighting: Seattle, Washington
Date of Sighting: April 24, 2017
Time of Sighting: 6 PM PDT

View Video Clip of Object (YouTube):



Description: I have a video of it. It was a bright orb like object just hovering. I have been a longtime sky watcher and this was the first time that I have witnessed this. I was on the way back from China and had a layover in Seattle and witnessed this.

Response From Witness: It did disappear right after I stopped the video. I was naive think if it would still be there in a few seconds. I was trying to send to my friend a short video and I went to film it again and it was gone. It disappeared in mid air. I’m sure you see a lot of crazy things in Washington, yea?

Note: The object is not a bright planet because it is below the clouds. It could be a balloon, but there should be some drift with the wind. It is not likely to be a high altitude balloon because the balloons normally are maintained at a constant height and the witness said that it vanished shortly. It is unlikely to be a drone as it is near Seattle-Tacoma Airport. Drones are not allowed to be within 4 miles of an airport. Also a drone would not disappear in mid air. The weather in Seattle at the time of the video showed a few clouds at 6,000 feet and 20,000 feet. Visibility was 10 miles.

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3 Responses to Bright Orb-Like Object Hovers Over Seattle, WA

  1. james Macdonald says:

    I have seen an orb like that many years ago in British Columbia. It was much closer and was not an airplane. It hovered and flew into a mountain with no noise.

  2. Observer says:

    Well, I can see movement against that darker cloud, so I vote for an airplane with collision lights on.

    • Administrator says:

      Thanks for your comments. I don’t believe that craft is an airplane because no blinking lights are visible. Also the witness saw the craft abruptly vanish in mid air. There were not enough clouds to obscure the aircraft so I believe that it did vanish as observed by the witness.

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