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Occurred : 8/12/1999 03:30 (Entered as : 08/12/99 03:30)
Reported: 8/26/1999 20:58
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Herminie, PA
Shape: Formation
Duration:1 min
Three (3) large dimly lit fuzzy lights in an "L" shape formation at very high altitude. Viewed during the Perseid meteor shower.

While my 10 year old daughter and I were watching the Perseid Meteor Shower on the morning of August 12th, at 0330 hrs, she noticed 3 lights crossing the sky to the north of our location. I did not see the lights at first, but as they crossed the center line of our view, I saw them. They were very dimly lit and in a formation of the letter "L" (one light at each point). To describe the visibility and brightness of the light, picture in your mind a flood light seen in the distance on a foggy night. They were only visible if I squinted. The sky was clear and the stars were brightly visible. I could not see navigation lights or contrails. They were fuzzy lights heading in an NW direction at a constant speed. My daughter became scared and ask if the lights were flying saucers. I told her they were planes. I had no answer to give. I am not convinced that there are visitors coming to earth, but who can explain what we saw?