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Occurred : 8/11/2001 20:53 (Entered as : 08/11/01 20:53)
Reported: 8/12/2001 18:04
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: San Diego, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:1.5 min.
Two pulsating red lights equal distance apart moving east to west on 8/1101 at 20:53 in the San Diego sky.

On the evening on 08/11/01 I was out sitting out front of my house smoking a cigar, looking at the night sky when, I noticed two lights moving from east to west. Both lights where equal distance apart,(about one and a half fingers apart at arms length) red in color and about the size of a star. The lights also had a strange pulsation to them. The lights would fade in and out, but would not fade compleatly. I asked for my wife an my sister to hurry and come out and see this. We stood out on the driveway watching the lights for about a minute and a half untill we could not see them anymore. After we lost sight of them, we went back in the house. I then started to write down the time and any relevant information. I asked my wife and sister what they saw to verify my notes. That is when I found out that the color of the lights were red, because I am color blind.

((NUFORC Note: We spoke at length over the telephone with this individual, and we found him to be a quite credible witness. Satellites do not course from east to west, except in very rare occasions. Also, given that the object was moving from left to right, as seen by the witnesses, had it been an aircraft, the two female witnesses, who presumably have normal color perception, would have seen a green light, not a red light. Standard lighting conventions on aircraft and vessels require a red marker light on the port (left) side of the craft, and a green light on the right (starboard) side. We do not know what the witnesses observed. However, please see other reports for this date. PD))