|Occurred : 3/25/2004 23:30 (Entered as : 03/25/1904 23:30)
Reported: 4/5/2004 6:37:15 AM 06:37
Location: Palm Springs, CA
|Strange lights over Palm Springs, CA
My wife and I were on vacation in Palm Springs two weeks ago. When walking back to the hotel from dinner with two friends from Switzerland that we met at our hotel, the four of us stopped to admire the night sky, so clear in the desert air. As we looked up, our eyes were drawn to motion. Four or five lights, indistinguisable from stars, suddenly moved very quickly in separate curvilinear paths and disappeared. It was a few seconds of motion in total, directly overhead. One in our group said aloud 'um, did you see that?' We all had.
Whereas I've seen metorites in the past, they've all featured tails as they burned and broke up in the atmoshpere. These lights did not - they simply were dots of light that moved extremely fast and disappeared. This, I cannot explain.
Sighting occured near the corner of W. Arenas and S. Cahuilla in downtown Palm Springs. It's been on my mind ever since so I figured I should search out a registry and report it.