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Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/31/2001 08:00 (Entered as : 01/31/01 8:00am)
Reported: 4/16/2001 14:14
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: San Dimas, CA
Shape: Oval
Duration:30 minutes
Unusual objects videotaped over San Dimas, Ca

I know this is kind of late reporting it, but because my sightings involved video footage that had been under study for nearly 2 months, I wanted to wait until the results of the analysis, which has been released. Here is my story: On the morning of January 31, 2001, as I was about to leave for work, something caught my attention in the sky that didn't look like anything that I was familiar with. As I observed for a few moments I realized it was definitely nothing conventional, so I ran back in the house, grabbed my Sony camcorder, and took an amazing video of several strange objects. There were two actual sightings that morning. The first sighting was of a single object that appeared circular with a highly reflective surface or blinking light, and possible rotation. Estimated altitude was above 10,000 feet. The object was in motion from west to east most of the time and blinking or reflecting sunlight at intervals, but did stop momentarily at one point, changed direction in a slow pace, hovered for several minutes, and then changed direction once again gaining altitude where it eventually disappeared behind a cloud. The second sighting occurred about 10 minutes after the first sighting ended. This sighting was of two different looking objects moving in tandem from north to south at a slow pace and appeared to have originated in the same general area of the sky where I lost sight of the first object. These objects appeared higher in altitude, possibly 20,000 feet or higher. The two objects were different in color from each other. Leading object was white with gray accents and some noteable structure, and the trailing object appeared black in color with a tinge of white reflection. At one point the leading object moves up and over the top of the trailing object and takes a position just behind it. After about 5 minutes I lose sight of them in the glare of the morning sun. After reviewing the tape I decided that it needed further study, so I sent a copy to Tom King for his expert opinion. His findings including stills and downloadable video clips of my footage can be accessed from his Skynet web site at www.ufovideo.com Later I sent a copy to Chris Miller of www.ufofootage.com. He was able to generate some great enhanced stills and video clips from the raw footage. One interesting characteristic of the first object that Chris discovered was a powerful light source emitting from the object. Only by slowing the footage down and viewing it frame by frame can you see a distinct blue to red color pattern of this light. I recently received a letter from Jeff Sainio of MUFON with results of his analysis of my video. His findings were inconclusive as he was unable to determine in any capacity what the objects are or are not. My story as well Chris Miller's comments and pictures on it can be viewed at: http://home1.gte.net/res0cs5f/ufo-1/ufo-1.htm

((NUFORC Note: NUFORC rarely allows either names or URL addresses to appear in this portion of a report on our website, but we will make an exception in this case. Dr. Jeff Sainio, Ph.D. (Physics), State Director for the Mutual UFO Network for Wisconsin, is as skilled photo analyst, and we know that Tom King has considerable experience with UFO's and video footage of UFO's. We have had less exposure to the work of Chris Miller, but his website does have an analysis of the footage alluded to in this report, and it appears to be carefully prepared. PD))