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Occurred : 12/31/2004 23:55 (Entered as : 12.31.04 23:55)
Reported: 1/1/2005 10:26:19 AM 10:26
Posted: 1/19/2005
Location: San Diego, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:3 minutes
2 red lights in San Diego New Years eve (around 11:55pm - till midnight)

I was at a party for New Years at a friends house in San Diego (Pacific Beach), California. It was 11:55pm (23:55) and we were getting ready to countdown the New Year. I was behind a bar making drinks when my friend said, "You have to look at this". So I got out of the bar area in his garage and everyone at the party in the backyard was looking up at the sky and trying to figure out what these 2 very bright dots were. They mentioned one was moving pretty fast and then just stopped. When I went outside the 2 bright dots in the sky were just hovering in the same place. I couldn't hear any sound from them. They looked like a Roman Candle (firework that shots red fireballs) but very hi in the sky and were not moving. Some of the girls at the party started to get freaked out because no one could make out what the bright lights were. I first thought they could have been a helicopter but they seemed to be 5 times higher then any helicopter I have ever seen. One of the lights seemed to blink a little but then stopped. I am very skeptical about UFO's and I started making a few jokes like, "HOLY SH!T, its like Independence Day (Movie) and the aliens are going to blow us up!" After a couple minute, I actually started to get kind of weird about the situation because I couldn't think what the lights could have been. About 1 minute before midnight, one of the lights slowly faded out and all of a sudden was gone. Right at midnight the 2nd light disappeared. It was very strange. This morning I woke up and went to to see if there might have been a story about it. I typed in the search '2 red lights in the sky' and nothing came up. So I did the same on and came across a news story from 2002 that started freaking me out a bit because it sounded kind of like our experience. They had a link to this website and I noticed it had a 'report sighting' so I thought I would add my comments. I would have never known how to report this weird event to anyone except word of mouth to my friends. Is there any way you could somehow look into this event? I would love to see what it could have been. I could round up most of the people at the party if needed. I tried to take a photo from my cell phone but you can barely make out the 2 dots in the photo. I am not sure if anyone else took a photo.