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Occurred : 11/19/2002 05:25 (Entered as : 111902 05:25)
Reported: 11/23/2002 5:50:18 PM 17:50
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Washington, D.C., DC
Shape: Triangle
Duration:30 seconds
Three orange triangular lights in the Washington, DC sky during the Leonids.

While observing the Leonid meteor shower in a crisp clear dark sky, my wife and seven year old son and I watched three orange triangular lights zip overhead, in very tight formation, from east to west. At first, we considered that they were F-16s that have been flying over DC on patrol. But there was no audible, as is typical with the F-16 overhead flights. Suddenly the lights merged, spread apart, the left lead light zipping away at almost 90 degrees, before the lights zipped quickly to the western horizon out of sight, obsured by the then full moon.