Texas UFO Sightings has received three reports detailing a group of star-like objects "dancing" in the sky and moving way too fast and high up in the sky to be birds or planes. These sightings did not occur at the same time and location, however, making them even more suspect.
Alone, each report has a "Chinese lanterns" feel, but why were so many Chinese lanterns out and about over this several day period, and was the wind really that powerful on each occasion to give them the appearance of moving together? There are other reports Texas UFO Sightings, MUFON, and likely other UFO sites received that seem to detail similar events, and so the investigation continues.
The first of these reports came from reader Michelle K of Center Point, here's her June 1st sighting:
Stars moving across sky, comets that burn across sky horizontally, dancing stars, seems to b hanging round one brighter dancing star, I dk, but not my 1st siting I was with 2 other ppl
The next report came from Austinite Greg G, who was hanging out at Barton Springs on the morning of June 2nd or 3rd:
I was jogging around Town Lake at about 5 am to 5:30 and on an impulse, stopped and looked up as I crossed the pedestrian bridge near where Barton Springs empties in to the shallow feeder stream flowing into the to the Colorado river adjacent to the new apartments construction next to Barton Springs Road. I saw two bright white lights and while I watched, they appeared to be moving together at similar speeds and near each other in the sky, directly overhead. As I tried to figure out what they were, I saw a third object following behind at the same speed.They were obviously at a distance, and I could see no details or shape. No blinking lights, no color, no visible wings or tail, no sounds. Then as I watched them disappear behind some clouds, I saw more objects moving in the same general direction and speed, from northwest to southeast. I put up a finger to verify that they were indeed moving, and tracked them from right side of finger to left side and then disappear. Definitely not stars! As I looked to the west, I saw more objects, in the end a total of about 30 or more moving white objects fly overhead in a matter of 2 or 3 minutes. The most I counted in my field of view at one time was 9. They were spaced apart but not in any specific pattern, but all flew at about the same speed, and in the same general direction.They were white lights the size of a medium bright star (but not as bright as Venus) moving rather quickly, and took about 15 seconds to pass from right to left in my field of view.Unfortunately it was partly cloudy and I did not see all of them at once, but rather a stream of them pass by. I was surprised by how many objects I was seeing in the sky flying together, and how close they were to each other. Some seemed closer than others to my position, as the light from some was brighter, and others fainter. Two or three joggers ran past me but did not stop or look up. A guy with a guitar (non jogger) finally stopped and we commented on what we saw. These were definitely flying objects at a distance and not stars, as after they had all passed, the normal night stars were visible and stationary, and did not at all resemble what I had seen. I run this route very often, and am used to seeing a very bright Venus and the constellation of Orion, but this was something very different. I could not understand under what circumstances would 30+ objects be flying over the city at high speeds in that sort of a grouping with no blinking lights and no sound.
Finally, reader Liz C also was kind enough to share her June 4th sighting in Buda:
Five to six dancing darting hovering objects they seemed to be almost bird like when just over heads like they had flapping motion to thme but they were moving far to fast and to high to be any type of bird. They had a glow to them with some yellow coloration. They looked like they were playing almost. Went on for a half hour or more. Two others witnessed them. We kept seeing an almost flapping apperence to them and kept thinking maybe they were birds, but they were moving at to fast a rate of speed and to high an altitude when at theur highest . Also I do not know of birds that fly at night. I tried to take photo but only had table and phone camera and wqs unable to achieve anything.
The night of June 2nd was also a big night for UFOs in San Antonio.
Only one of these sightings happened on the weekend - could there have been a bunch of celebrations going on in Central Texas the first week of June? Kicking off summer? Or did these witnesses see a "flock" of UFOs that were making their way through Central Texas?
If you saw this as well, please report your sighting! If you have theories on what this could have been, have at it in the comments or join the conversation on the Facebook page.
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