Numerous Orange Fireballs Arc Across Sky.

Location of Sighting: O’Fallon, Missouri
Date of Sighting: March 8, 2017
Time of Sighting: 7:30 PM CST

View Witness’ Video Footage on YouTube:



Description: I am not sure what this was. However, about 7:30 PM CST on Wed, Mar 8, 2017, I watched numerous orange balls of what appeared to be fire, coming up from the Western horizon, and arcing across the sky mostly to the eastern and north-eastern horizons. I took the linked video from my front lawn (O’Fallon, MO, USA near the intersection of Highway K and Route 364) beginning after watching in stunned amazement for probably ten minutes or so, but I managed to catch roughly the last 8 minutes of an amazing light show.

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8 Responses to Numerous Orange Fireballs Arc Across Sky.

  1. KDT says:

    I have seen this as well in Snohomish County, Washington approximately 5 years ago. It was the same deal in that they came from the horizon shooting to a point above me. They moved very quickly and hovered at least 2,000 feet above. They gradually disappeared. There were approximately 4-5 at a time.

  2. Chari says:

    At first I thought they were Chinese Lanterns, but the orange ball of light was hovering very slow above the tree line West to East, then it stopped, turned North and as quickly as it appeared, it disappeared. My husband and I have seen this twice now, both times in the Summer around the last week of July.

  3. Observer says:

    These are Chinese Lanterns. 100% certainty.

  4. Jim says:

    This looks like lanterns all being released from the same spot on the ground and all moving with the wind. Check the wind direction. Also the image is rotated 90 degrees to the right. Why?

    • Administrator says:

      The video was taken with a cell phone which explains the rotation. I classified this report as “Possible Chinese Lanterns.” (See end of report.)

  5. Barbara Griffith says:

    The lights don’t appear to be meteors. Your guess is as good as mine.

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