Sorry, just read over my post and it's a bit vague. Let me explain, it's long so please bear with me.
Sat 22nd Nov 2003 9pm (gmt). 6 very bright orange objects in the sky to the left of orion's belt which at that time was in the east. They were in 2
rows kind of diagonal to the ground and parallel to each other, as we watched they formed a kite shape with a tail. Soon each began to flash slowly
and one by one they disappeared.
Now there are 33 houses in my street and I'd say pretty much everyone was out screeching. I got the camcorder out but couldn't see anything although
it was a bright clear night.
We were all discussing what we thought it was, when someone mentioned they had seen the lights forming somewhere to the south in a line and by the
time we had been called they were in the parallel position explained.
I called the local police station and the cop thought I was having a laugh til he heard from others that more reports were coming in. It subsequently
made it into local press and UFO magazine.
Maybe someone has an explanation for this?
Sun 15th Feb 2004, 9pm (gmt), received telephone call from our nephew saying "them lights are out again". Course we all rushed out and there they
were. 4 of them this time, same orange colour, same brightness, different place. To the south this time.
Quite a lot of people out in the street looking, but everyone seemed much quieter this time. They were in the kite shape, no tail, flashing in
sequence it seemed, til they were gone, just faded out.
Now, I said to my husband that they were next to orion last time, and he said orion was to the left of our garden, which it was THAT night. This
night, orion was south in the sky and the lights were in the exact same area??????????????
I looked it up on cybersky and I was right. Is there a link? The sightings were 86 days apart, so I'll be watching on 11th May at 9pm.
PS I've read about the nebula, I don't think this is it, and i think I will be too scared to set the telescope up!LOL
Thanx for reading.