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Occurred : 5/4/2006 22:10 (Entered as : 5/4/06 22:00)
Reported: 5/5/2006 1:09:48 AM 01:09
Posted: 5/15/2006
Location: El Paso, TX
Shape: Other
Duration:15-20 mins
"dog fight' between stars

At about 10:10 P.M. On 5/4/06, I was in my backyard sitting down, when I saw (flash) lighting. The whole sky lit up on the horizon, north to west. Nothing out of the ordinary, but there was'nt a cloud in the sky. Told my wife about the event and couldn't figure it out.

Went online to check local weather and current lighting strikes. Nearest strike was in Abliene, TX.

Not a cloud in the sky. This got me curious, so I was looking in the sky for clouds or a storm. Looking to the northwest low to the horizon (now about 5- 10 mins later), I saw 4-5 faint star looking objects floating around doing unbelievable manuvers. These objects would be moving slow at first, then at lighting speed change direction. Sometimes you see only 1 at a time. Sometimes two or three at a time.

The best I can describe it was it looked like a "dog-fight" between stars. They would move up and down, left to right, figure eights, you name it, zig-zag, at all different speeds. Their speed was unbelievable. This was not man-made!

Notified my wife and woke up my 8 yr. old son to witness. My son got very scared and started crying, my wife couldn't comment.

Called a buddy who lives west of me about 7mi. Told him where to look, he didn't see anything, but his wife did. Haven't spoke to her yet on what exactly see saw.

The whole event lasted approx. 15-20 mins. All their manuvers stayed in the general location.

Notified local UFO hot-line and made a report. I do not know who to turn to or what?

Just wondering if anybody else has witnessed this in the El Paso or Las Cruces, NM, area.

Thanks!