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Occurred : 5/15/2005 19:00 (Entered as : 05/15/2005 19:00)
Reported: 5/15/2005 2:39:34 PM 14:39
Posted: 5/24/2005
Location: Bedford (UK/England),
Shape: Triangle
Duration:90minutes
Total of 26 bright white lights in blue sky

I am a skywatcher anyway (not professional in any way} just love planes and always been curious about UFOs.

IT was 7pm, clear blue sky and i was in garden getting washing in.I looked up at the sky,as i always do,and i saw a bright white dot,and then another one.Then as i carried on looking i realised there were lots of bright white dots in the sky,or bright white lights,they are the closest description i can give.I counted 15 of them at this time,they were very high up in the sky but clearly visible to the naked eye.

As i continued watching,more and more of these bright lights travelled into sight until my highest count was 26.

I called my daughter to bring my binoculars and witness the sight.Through my binoculars,the objects appeared triangular in shape.They moved around slowly,forming patterns in the sky.Although not visible through my camera lens I took 2 photos,yet to be developed.

As time passed by they gradually moved further up into the sky, becoming smaller to the eye and fewer until eventually they were all out of sight.

Immediately afterwards,a black object appeared, which i first thought was a helicopter, but that too eventually went so high up it went out of sight.There was no sound emitting from any of these objects.Also,at least 2 civilian aeroplanes flew right past these objects, they must surely have been seen by the pilots and even the passengers, it was a clear sky.

Logically i thought there must be something of astronomical significance happening in space, and i tried ,unsuccesfully, to obtain a phone number of an astronomy society in the UK.Had no joy on the internet either so keyed in UFOs and decided i would report it as just that.

I have never seen anything like it in my life before and i can think of logical explanations but i wish there could have been someone who i could have contacted who could have looked into the sky and seen what i had seen and given me an explanation,astronomically OR extra-terrestrially!

I will be out same time tomorrow night to see if they appear again.

((NUFORC Note: We do not know what the witness observed.