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Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/25/1999 21:30 (Entered as : 08/25/99 21:30)
Reported: 9/7/1999 05:01
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Santa Cruz/Loma Prieta (mountains), CA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:7 minutes
2 objects above Santa cruz Mnts.

Aug. 25th Wednesday evening at 9:30pm I noticed two bright orange lights on a ridge across a valley while standing in my back yard, I Immediately called my husband to come take a look, at first I thought maybe they were fire trucks on the ridge, but as I looked through the my binoculars I realized that they were not Fire trucks, but were actually about 15 degrees above the ridge moving in the a South West direction. I couldn't make out a definite shape, only they were round and and glowed like a flame, they never flickered and I couldn't see any lights other than this orange glow. I followed them through my binoculars as they moved slowly above the ridge for about 5 minutes, then they both seem to stop moving for about 30 second, then one of them moved down and behind the other side of the ridge and I could no longer see it, the second one stayed still, just hovering there above the ridge for about 30 seconds, as I watched it, it just turn off ? Like turning off a light. It didn't move up or down like the other one had, it just dissapeared right in front of my eyes ? My Husband and I are amateur star gazer, we've seen quite a few interesting things up here in the Santa Cruz Mtns, like Muir and a couple of comets, but I've never seen anything like this !