A Marietta, GA, witness reported watching three bright lights that formed a triangle and hovered over a nearby apartment building before silently shooting up into the night sky, according to March 24, 2014, testimony in Case 54910 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.
The witness was inside in a bedroom when bright lights were noticed in the night sky at 4:24 a.m. on March 15, 2013.
"I saw a bright light and then another and then another," the witness stated. "It was in the shape of a triangle. It descended from the night sky above the apartment building across from my bedroom window."
The witness described the light's movement.
"It moved from left to right showing one light and then all three. It was stationary for about 20-30 minutes and moved back from left to right and then back to left and went to the center above two trees and then shot up into the night sky without any sound."
The witness was afraid and could not identify the object.
"I kept watching it with my eyes through my window blinds. I was really scared I didn't know what to think of it at all."
No images or videos were included with the MUFON report, which was filed on March 24, 2014. Marietta is located in central Cobb County, GA, population 56,579. Dobbins Air Reserve Base on the south side of town and a Lockheed Martin manufacturing plant are among the major industries in the city. Georgia has a current UFO Alert Rating of 4 with a higher than average number of recent reports nationally. Georgia had 15 UFO reports in February 2014 - the 9th highest reporting state - while California had 59 reports - the highest reporting state in the nation.