UFO Sighting Report - Canada
July 12th 2008 : Medicine Lake, Alberta
UFOINFO Sighting Form Report
Location: Medicine Lake, Alberta, Canada
Date: July 12th, 2008
Time: 4:05 am
Number of witnesses: three
Number of objects: 1
Shape of objects: sphere
Weather Conditions: clear
Description: My brother, my son and I were still awake and sitting around the campfire. While I was telling a boring story, my son stared off into the sky and noticed what appeared to be a very large star. Then he noticed that it was moving and told us to look.
It looked like a star, but was 2-3 larger than any star in the sky. The lowest any of us had seen it was @ one hand length (arm outstretched) above the horizon, directly to the west of us. It appeared to ascend more or less straight up, as it was growing smaller as it ascended. The speed and trajectory, to me at least, resembled that of a space shuttle take-off; it almost seemed to be curving into a southwest trajectory, however to my son and brother it appeared to be going straight up. It climbed at a steady pace and rose quite high, until it was as small as the smallest stars in the sky that were still clearly visible. Our estimation is that the ascent took approximately 1-2 minutes before it achieved its peak height.
Then it began to move directly east in a straight line, traveling over top of us and off into the eastern sky. This also took 1-2 minutes to occur. From the campsite we were in, we had a great view of the entire event, up until it disappeared behind some trees to the extreme east. While we discussed what we had seen, we looked at the lake again to see that it had become completely misted/fogged over, whereas before the event everything was clear.