GREENE COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — A stunning white light in the form of an orb was spotted in the Ohio skies Tuesday and was visible in broad daylight from Xenia to Eaton, Ohio.

Numerous calls flooded area news stations with viewers reporting seeing a brilliant white dot hanging over Ohio.


Claims the unidentified flying object were simply a weather balloon were quickly shot down after the National Weather Service in Wilmington issued the following brief statement;

“We have no idea what it is,” wrote the National Weather Service.

Others speculated the strange object was part of a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base exercise, however, base officials echoed that they were also – in the dark.

Sightings of the unidentified object were reported Tuesday to local newsrooms from viewers in Xenia, Englewood, West Milton, West Carrollton and Eaton, reports WHIO.

Officials are continuing to attempt to determine the source of the heavenly abnormality.


Geo quick facts: Greene County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 161,573. Its county seat is Xenia. The county was established on March 24, 1803 and named for General Nathanael Greene, an officer in the Revolutionary War – Wikipedia.