September 3rd 2010
AUFORN Sighting Form Report
03.09.10 TREMONT (VIC) 20:17hrs
Source: AUFORN ONLINE UFO Report Form
Witness: Mr. John
Number of witnesses present: 1
Sighting Duration: Approximately 2 mins
Observation: Returning home from work, it would have been approximately 8:15 that I started to ascend up through the Dandenong ranges. As I was driving up the mountain an orange light, a little bigger than a star, but an incredibly vivid and bright orange in colour caught my attention through the corner of my eye. I slowed down to about 30km/h to try and get a look at this object. This orange light was moving incredibly fast in a direction that spanned from the area of Rowville towards Ringwood. I then pulled over to watch the object, looking down over the suburbs from the mountain I had a clear visible of how far and roughly the position of where the object was. Mimicking a figure eight type of movement, the object came back in the direction that it had come from at a slightly quicker pace, before it ascended rapidly into the sky and out of sight around the Rowville/Lysterfield area.
Description: There weren't any changes in the shape or intensity of the orange glow, the most interesting movement was the figure eight type of flight path that the object followed, along with the phenomenal speed at which it was covering these distances. Location: Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Tremont, Victoria. I pulled over just past a corner known as the 'Devils Elbow' with a high enough elevation to see most of the eastern suburbs.
Other Witnesses: there was one other car pulled over on the other side of the road approximately 60-70 meters from my car, but I cannot confirm if they had seen it or had pulled over for other reasons as no contact was made.
Actual Size: Hard to tell due to the intensity of the orange light that the object was emitting. My estimate would be that it was the size of a family sedan, again through the intensity of the light makes it hard to distinguish.
Altitude: There was cloud cover all across Melbourne at the time of the sighting. At the first moment I saw it, I would say it was at about 400-500 meters high, using the mountain as a gauge, which is 600 meters at its peak. It seemed to be inline with the height. I was viewing it at, but possibly about 8-10km away. When it ascended into the sky it would have gone high enough to go through the clouds.
Object Origin: when I first saw the object it was at an altitude of about 400-500 meters coming from the south and heading to the north, before reversing in the direction and heading back towards the south.
Object Destination: the object appeared to the heading south/ south/west and gaining altitude at a rapid pace, over the area of Rowville/Lysterfield.
Moon Visible: The moon was not visible at the time of sighting
Weather Temp: Cold, Cloudy, Calm.
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