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Occurred : 7/19/2000 13:00 (Entered as : 07/19/2000 13:00)
Reported: 9/28/2003 9:52:46 PM 21:52
Posted: 10/7/2003
Location: El Paso, TX
Shape: Sphere
Duration:2 hrs
Spheres in a triangular formation over the skies of El Paso, TX show their beauty as well as their capabilities and intelligence.

I work for a locksmith shop in EL Paso, Tx. The date of the incident was July 19, 2000 around 1:00 PM. My self and an accompanied employee stopped at our 1 O'clock appointment on Robinson Street in Central El Paso. My employee and I approached the front door of the residence when he noticed up in the sky next to the sun a triangular formation of three spherical dots. We stood there in auh and wondered what they were. The customer of ours answered the door to greet us. She wondered what it was we were looking at so she looked up too. Her gesture was, "maybe they are Harrier Jet planes Hovering". In response I told her, "Yeah, but where are the wings". These dots just hovered in that triangular formation without moving for about 10 mins. My employee went inside to see what it was she needed and I stayed there looking at them. After those 10 minutes past, there was a first visible sign of movement. The dot north of the triangular formation moved through the formation in a southeasterly direction and did not stopped until all three dots were in a single line formation. There were two dots close to one another still in their orignal positions and the third dot which had moved southeastern was further in distance from the other two. I could not believe what I was seeing. I then went inside the home to help my employee with the work. I wondered what it was I was seeing and remebered thinking to myself, "is this what I think they are". I went to the back yard of the house and looked up in the sky. The two dots that were next to each other were gone and the third dot in the south was still there. But the more I looked at it, it seemed to brighten up as the powerful reflection from the sun was bouncing off of it silvery in color. It almost seemed to grow in size because of the expansion of the reflection of light. I know El Paso fairly well. I've lived here all my life. The path that the dot had taken southeasterly was in the direction towards lower southeast El Paso. I figured that the dot maybe ! was hovering between 15,000-to 30,000 feet above the ground. Because there patches of clouds in the vicnity of the dot. The direction I was looking in was towards southeast El Paso where Zaragosa Drive is, which is about 20 miles from where I was. That's about the distance the UFO was from me, I suppose. I stood there for about 15 minutes, after that I went inside through the house to go out the front door to our service vehicle. My employee was in the back of our truck changing the locks. I looked towards the southeastern sky again and notice the dot was gone. The way El Paso is divided is like any other city. We have sections like central, west, east and northeast. The very last tip of the Rocky Mountain chain stops in Central El Paso. The mountain divides the city in two major halves east and west. From there you get the rest of the sections here in El Paso I mentioned. Well, by now I was looking in all directions at the sky and could not see a thing. My employee asked me, "what was that". I told him joking "maybe they were UFO's". He laughed and so did I. We continued to work. The house faced south into Mexico and we had backed the truck in to have better access from the house. My employee was changing the locks and I was standing outside the truck with my back to the north. My employee looked over to me and then he noticed a dot moving from west to east from the north slowly under a cloud that was low in altitude. He screamed to me to look. I saw the dot moving in that direction and as it reached the mountain it just suddenly turned south, traveled a small distance and stopped below another dot we had not noticed was there. I thought, these cannot possibly be balloons because there was stiff breeze west to east that was moving through El Paso. Only something with some type of propoltion can change directions like that. Looking at the two dots they seemed to be getting smaller, both of them at the same time, which meant they were traveling upward towards space. Eventually they faded out into the blue! atmosphere. After that, all of a sudden, in the same path, position and direction, maybe atltitude west to east from the north a dot was traveling again. This time it went straight over the mountain to the east and disappeared. By this time I was feeling previledge at what I was witnessing. Hard to believe, Yes, but not impossible. As we were trying to finish that job I called my uncle and told him what I was seeing. He was shocked. At that same time I looked up in the sky, because a large circular cloud covered the sun. An aurora of light on the egde of cloud emitted. If you ever seen a desert sky during the summer, the sky is very bright and hard to look up without squinting. At the northern edge of the cloud two dots appeared and stayed a certain distance from the cloud. As the cloud moved east, so did the the two dots. They seemed to dance with the cloud, but at the same time the distance between tehmselves and the cloud never changed. If the cloud slowly rotated, so did they. This cloud as it was moving still covered the sun. I was still on the phone with my uncle telling him to look up in the sky towards that cloud where the sun was. I guess where he was he could see the dots. Anyways, when the sun was about to pierce out the egde of the cloud the most northern of the two dots seemed to have changed shape as it moved south above and over the cloud. It looked as if it were tumlbing. I could see this tumbling motion because of the reflection of the sunlight from it. Then, as it reached the south side of cloud still tumbling, it literally vanished from my eyes. I did not see it fly away up, down or sideways. It just vanished. We finally finished the job and traveled to another job site. As we were driving down the road from where we were, I could still see those dots traveling in all directions. I was dismayed and disarrayed but, I felt wonderful and previledged to have witnessed the most beautiful thing I have ever seen in my life (other than my child being born). Before this incident I always looke! d up in the sky, not because I was trying to find UFO's, but because I love jets. I never stop looking up, but now I know what to look for and where. The reason I say this, is because I have seen on eight different occasions after that day, the spherical type of UFO phenomenon. How beautiful!!