|Occurred : 5/30/2005 02:36 (Entered as : 05/30/2005 2:36)
Reported: 5/30/2005 3:45:05 AM 03:45
Location: Anaheim Hills, CA
|very slow almost hovering lights that seemed like aircraft lights but only moved maybe a mile in 27 minutes in an odd shaped path
I went outside to smoke at approximately 2:36 am. I sat in front of my apartment like i have done every night around the same time.
I was looking straight ahead in a space between some trees and i saw a bright light that looked like aircraft lights approaching at maybe around 3 or 4 thousand feet. im an air traffic controller so i know very well what aircraft lights look like at night and how far they can travel at relative speeds and everything.
i figured these lights were an aircraft at first but these lights were moving way too slow for any conventional aircraft. i then thought maybe they could be from a blimp but i dont know of too many blimps that fly at 230 in the morning.
so i watched these lights for 27 minutes and they barely moved a mile and they moved in a half arc type of flight path. the lights looked like a star almost, no particular shape just shining lights from a distance. so i went inside to get my camera too record it and look on the internet if anyone was reporting the same sighting. when i went back outside the lights were gone.
i walked all around the parking lot away from all trees so where all i could see was sky and the lights had completely disappeared. like i said, i have seen just about every type of aircrafts lights at night on final approach or flying overhead and i have never witnessed anything like i just did. there is not one single aircraft that i know of, capable of emitting the amount of light that i saw and moving/hovering as slow as i saw and then just disappear. and i am positive they were not helicopter lights. it just is not possible.