UFO Sighting Report - USA
Summer 2006 : Sanilac County, Michigan
Sanilac County, Michigan Nightly UFO Occurrences
Date: Summer 2006
Time: 8:00 pm - Midnight.
Location of Sighting: Southeast Sanilac county.
Number of witnesses: 2
Number of objects: Many.
Shape of objects: Bright white/blue lights.
Full Description of event/sighting: Almost every clear night last summer (2006) and every clear night so far this Spring, I have observed unusual lights in the sky. They start at dusk and continue to appear until about midnight. They appear as bright lights moving across the sky. Sometimes they flare as they pass directly overhead, sometimes they remain at a constant brightness from horizon to horizon. I have been observing the sky my entire life. My mother is an amateur astronomer, and she and my father are both pilots. I am familiar with the various things you would expect to see in the night sky. Satellites, planets, stars, meteors, and conventional aircraft. These objects are distinctly different from anything I have ever observed in the past.
There are several reasons why I classify these objects as unusual. They are clearly not meteors as they fly parallel with the ground and do not appear to fall. They are not satellites in the conventional sense as they can become very bright (like a car headlight) which is not typical of satellites. In addition some give the strong impression of being at most a few thousand feet up, though altitude is hard to judge at night. They also give a very strong impression of being self-luminous. In one instance I observed a bright light to the west right at dusk. I watched for a moment and as it passed over my position I saw that it was an airliner reflecting the rays of the setting sun. I could clearly see the wings etc and it reflected less and less as it headed east. Moments later another light appeared following the same course. This light remained bright as it passed overhead, and did not dim at all.
No wings or other structures were visible at any time. I believe this was an important sighting as I was able to observe a conventional aircraft and an unknown at the same time and determine that they were indeed very dissimilar. I would like to stress that these are nightly occurrences. Sometimes it feels like all I have to do is walk out my front door between 8:00 and midnight and watch a UFO fly overhead. I would encourage anyone who is interested to spend some time in southeastern Sanilac county.
Thank you to the witness for the report.