UFO Sighting in Park Forest, Illinois

Sighting Basics

Case Number 85588
Date of the Sighting 2017-08-01 22:07
Date Submitted 2017-08-02 15:04 (Reported Same Day)
Time Zone America/Chicago
Source MUFON
Summary Bright star like dimming light then flashed like if it was taking a picture before banishing from the sky
Tags lights flash

Sighting Location

City Park Forest
Region Illinois
Coutntry United States
Postal Code 60466
Latitude 41.45011
Longitude -87.67178
The latitude and longitude presented here is an approximation to protect the reporters identity

Sighting Specifics

Viewing Distance Over 1 Mile, Unknown
Alititude Over 500 Feet (no cloudcover)
Sighting Duration 00:03:00
Object Features None
Object Flight Path Straight-line path
Object Shape Star-like

Weather Details

Max Temp 84°F / 29°C
Mean Temp 74°F / 23°C
Min Temp 66°F / 19°C
Max Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Mean Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Min Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Conditions No Abnormal Weather Conditions

Sighting Statistics

• There have been 2108 other sightings in Illinois
• There have been 3 other sightings in Park Forest
• There has been one other sighting in the postal code 60466
• There have been 320 other sightings near Park Forest
• There were no other sightings in or near Park Forest on 2017-08-01

Sighting Details

I was in my back yard at 10:00 pm laying down in a retaining wall just watching the sky, my body was west to east my head was west and i saw a couple of lights moving west to east i dismissed them probably they were satellites 5 minutes later i saw this bright light moving fast then it was hard for me to see it after i stand to take a better look, it moved for a little bit then it flashed once like if it was taking a picture before it disappear in the sky, i was able to see it for a few seconds after the flash. this is my second time seeing this anomaly last time i wasn’t aware this was happening. it happen so quick that i tough it was firefly high in the tree at that time my daughter was with me, the only difference is that it flash 2 times first time southeast and right after northeast of me.

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