Surprising UFO like orb snapped over Waxhaw, NC

On December 11, 2014, an inhabitant of Waxhaw (town located in Union County, North Carolina) was able to observe a multi-colored hovering 3-part modular orb in the night sky. Witness has taken a surprising photo.

Witness statement:

In retrospect, I was in the perfect "tree stand" to see it at all...on my couch watching Thursday night football where, to my left, is a large picture window that has a perfect view into the eastern sky -

Weather conditions: cool winter night...wide open sky with blood moon...beautiful night with a very starry sky - especially clear -

At just over 10pm, something FELL into view (from the top of the window down) out in the sky - I mentioned it to my wife and we both looked at it for approx 5 seconds until we realized it was moving - it was uncommon enough to make me get up from the football game and go out on the back deck - i did get an adrenaline surge when I realized that it was/is (its still out there by the way....) either a weather balloon strapped to the teeth with mxas lights....or something alien to any aircraft I’m aware of

Erratic flight path but mostly hovering...seems to be approximately 5 miles away?.....hard to guess - something tells me it is directly over Mineral Springs, NC - downtown -

It seems to be a combination of small orbs at and blue...some red...then gets hyper white - looked at it with a monocular (Simmons) and it hard to explain what I’m seeing...either the "trace" of the light in the lens (i.e. optical illusion) or it is indeed 3 orbs that make up 1 craft...ostensibly anyway.

I took pictures and video which will be terrible I’m sure...the pictures are interesting but leave a lot to speculation - I did notice that when i zoomed in on it (iPhone 5s) that it appeared to "pulse" at the me through the frame (the object did) - I factored this into some type of camera/lens related issue....but this thing is up there and you wouldn’t notice it unless you were on your back looking up at the I’m certain someone else will report! Very cool.