Click to Subscribe
Ferris Wheel in the Sky
Describing a Nocturnal Anomaly: NW Utah, 9/23-29/2022
© 2022 James LaFond
APR/27/23
From a Friday night through the middle of the next week, five of us folks saw a distant light as we saw looking northeast from Summit County, Utah, into the Wyoming night.
The light was first seen cresting the horizon in the direction of Evenston, Wyoming, at 9:10 to 9:20 PM, seeming to crest the plane at 9:10, though most nights it was not seen until Bob went out to shut in his chickens at 9:20.
Astronomical references showed that no planets should be in that quart of the sky. Jupiter was shining bright to our right, to the northeast.
The light would rise a finger width every 5 to 8 minutes.
As the light rose it drifted eastward, over time charting a diagonal line from north to northeast roughly according to the path of I-80, long which the airline traffic flew frequently. By 10:10 the light would be lost behind the cotton woods.
The light itself, not only moved vertically and horizontally, but seemed to be a circular arrangement of sparkling lights, which we agreed seemed almost like a red, blue and white ferris wheel.
This fascinated the others more than this hoodrat, disturbing the two younger women.
One of these women had accidentally videoed a black streak, shaped like an elipse over her son’s shoulder a week earlier, facing the same direction, during the day, over the shoulder of a mountain where she had been videoing her son’s mountain bike ride.
On this last night of viewing, before funeral preparations and other family business called, we were watching the same quarter of the sky as the sun went down at about 8:10, when we noticed that the same light, was already high in the sky, becoming visible due to the falling night, straight up from where it would regularly appear at 9:10. This light was ten fingers high and sunk a finger every two to three minutes until it disappeared behind the north hills by 8:30, at the same spot that it would rise from again at 9:10.
Events in our lives and the lack of explanations diverted our observations, along with the encroaching cold of late September evening beneath Hoyt’s Mountain at the Mouth of Smith-Moorehouse Canyon.
Who knows?
I do not.
‘Should Write A Book’
author's notebook
Of Winter and Men
eBook
fate
eBook
on the overton railroad
eBook
fiction anthology one
eBook
cracker-boy
eBook
broken dance
eBook
your trojan whorse
eBook
the gods of boxing
eBook
uncle satan
eBook
the lesser angels of our nature
eBook
when you're food
eBook
the greatest boxer
eBook
on combat
eBook
menthol rampage
eBook
the first boxers
eBook
thriving in bad places
eBook
all-power-fighting
eBook
the sunset saga complete
eBook
within leviathan’s craw
eBook
predation
eBook
z-pill forever
eBook
time & cosmos
eBook
wife—
eBook
night city
eBook
logic of steel
eBook
by the wine dark sea
eBook
america the brutal
eBook
song of the secret gardener
eBook
solo boxing
eBook
triumph
eBook
into leviathan’s maw
eBook
taboo you
eBook
orphan nation
eBook
logic of force
eBook
sorcerer!
eBook
songs of aryas
eBook
beasts of aryas
eBook
masculine axis
eBook
sons of aryas
eBook
dark, distant futures
eBook
the combat space
eBook
hate
eBook
winter of a fighting life
eBook
let the world fend for itself
eBook
son of a lesser god
eBook
the greatest lie ever sold
eBook
the fighting edge
eBook
book of nightmares
eBook
under the god of things
eBook
ranger?
eBook
fanatic
eBook
barbarism versus civilization
eBook
advent america
eBook
the year the world took the z-pill
eBook
blue eyed daughter of zeus
eBook
honor among men
  Add a new comment below:
Name
Email
Message