51336
53019

Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby Labreque » Nov 12th, 2017, 10:46 am

StraitTalk wrote:I got excited when I saw this topic, but alas, it's not what I thought it was. Last night my girlfriend and I were out for a walk around 10 PM and saw an incredibly bright teal light to the south. We were on Black Mountain. I cannot explain how bright this light was, we're talking lightning but only to the south and it was in the clouds. I saw it at first, spun my girlfriend around who saw the tail end of it. About 5 seconds later it flashed again but never after that. Suffice to say it was confusing.

Would love to know what it was.


I saw it too. I am in East Kelowna, and I saw it looking towards Black Mountain. I thought it was lightning as well. I asked my wife to come outside, and we stood out there for minutes waiting for another flash, but nothing.
Labreque
 
Posts: 9
Likes: 4 posts
Liked in: 0 post
Joined: Jul 8th, 2010, 9:13 pm

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby gsc » Nov 12th, 2017, 3:32 pm

I will check my came again and see if I picked it up at all
I might die tonight but if I do I'm a be ok
And if I die tonight at least I stood by stuff I said
I've got two graves dug one for me and one for the person in my way
And if I die tonight at least I can say I never ran away.
User avatar
gsc
Board Meister
 
Posts: 485
Likes: 729 posts
Liked in: 412 posts
Joined: Nov 28th, 2010, 10:06 pm
Location: Kelowna B.C.

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby sallysue » Nov 13th, 2017, 10:41 pm

I'm so happy to read your post StraitTalk. I also saw the teal blue flashes last week. I was south of Orchard Park looking toward South East Kelowna. There were 3 flashes, the second lasting the longest, about 5 or 6 seconds. The light was strong and spread out across the low sky. Not lightning, I don't think fireworks...it was the most beautiful color! But what the heck was it? Anybody know anything?

Labreque likes this post.
sallysue
 
Posts: 5
Likes: 0 post
Liked in: 1 post
Joined: Oct 10th, 2005, 11:56 am

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby Dizzy1 » Nov 13th, 2017, 10:44 pm

sallysue wrote:But what the heck was it? Anybody know anything?

Meteor.
Nobody wants to hear your opinion. They just want to hear their own opinion coming out of your mouth.
Dizzy1
Walks on Forum Water
 
Posts: 10778
Likes: 4507 posts
Liked in: 5130 posts
Joined: Feb 12th, 2011, 2:56 pm

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby StraitTalk » Nov 14th, 2017, 2:43 pm

Dizzy1 wrote:
sallysue wrote:But what the heck was it? Anybody know anything?

Meteor.


That was no meteor.. it was several separate flashes spanning 10+ seconds.

2 people like this post.
User avatar
StraitTalk
Lord of the Board
 
Posts: 3604
Likes: 75 posts
Liked in: 314 posts
Joined: May 12th, 2009, 4:54 pm

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby Dizzy1 » Nov 14th, 2017, 3:19 pm

StraitTalk wrote:
That was no meteor.. it was several separate flashes spanning 10+ seconds.

That’s what meteors do - kinda like a rock skipping over a lake. Once it fragments, those can flash as they burn up as well.
Nobody wants to hear your opinion. They just want to hear their own opinion coming out of your mouth.
Dizzy1
Walks on Forum Water
 
Posts: 10778
Likes: 4507 posts
Liked in: 5130 posts
Joined: Feb 12th, 2011, 2:56 pm

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby alanjh595 » Nov 14th, 2017, 3:23 pm

I suggest that it was a meteor breaking up and forming smaller ones as it entered the atmosphere. (One big mother, followed by her babies, kind of analogy.)
User avatar
alanjh595
Lord of the Board
 
Posts: 3144
Likes: 1256 posts
Liked in: 1999 posts
Joined: Oct 20th, 2017, 5:18 pm

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby StraitTalk » Nov 14th, 2017, 5:16 pm

Dizzy1 wrote:
StraitTalk wrote:
That was no meteor.. it was several separate flashes spanning 10+ seconds.

That’s what meteors do - kinda like a rock skipping over a lake. Once it fragments, those can flash as they burn up as well.


I know exactly what you mean, but am super confident that's not what we saw here.

Dizzy1 likes this post.
User avatar
StraitTalk
Lord of the Board
 
Posts: 3604
Likes: 75 posts
Liked in: 314 posts
Joined: May 12th, 2009, 4:54 pm

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby Glacier » Nov 15th, 2017, 8:53 am

It was aliens.
User avatar
Glacier
Admiral HMS Castanet
 
Posts: 26739
Likes: 2802 posts
Liked in: 8917 posts
Joined: Jul 6th, 2008, 10:41 pm

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby Dizzy1 » Nov 15th, 2017, 9:50 am

Glacier wrote:It was aliens.

Image
Nobody wants to hear your opinion. They just want to hear their own opinion coming out of your mouth.

Glacier likes this post.
Dizzy1
Walks on Forum Water
 
Posts: 10778
Likes: 4507 posts
Liked in: 5130 posts
Joined: Feb 12th, 2011, 2:56 pm

Re: Huge ball of light through the sky into black mountain

Postby Digerati » Nov 15th, 2017, 9:47 pm

I saw it too, shovelling my back porch on black mountain, but to confuse things further, the porch lights dimmed each time it flashed...I had figured someone maybe took out a power pole or transformer? Bad roads that night. It happened at 10:07pm. I saw it over some houses so I couldn't see how low it went.
Digerati
 
Posts: 1
Likes: 0 post
Liked in: 0 post
Joined: Jul 28th, 2010, 11:58 am

Previous

Return to Central Okanagan

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 8 guests