|Occurred : 5/12/2006 21:45 (Entered as : 05/12/06 21:45)
Reported: 5/12/2006 11:10:41 PM 23:10
Location: Campbell, CA
|Bright, slow moving orange light in the San Jose area.
As I arrived home, I spotted a intensely bright orange light in the ENE sky at about 60 degrees elevation. Having seen this before, I got my housemate immediately so I could have a witness. The light was moving slowly in a southerly direction, and was consistently decelerating. After moving about 15 degrees in the sky, it came to a stop. My housemate thought it was rising, though I couldn't tell. Using my binoculars (with a large garbage can as a base to steady the binoculars), I viewed the light for 3-4 minutes. There appeared to be a very dim orange light directly above the very bright light, with a distinct gap between the two lights. The light moved slightly in a southwesterly direction, stopped again, then began moving north. After traveling about 5 degrees in the sky, it pulsed once, then disappeared. I watched for another 10 minutes or so, and the light did not reappear. This is the third time that this light has been viewed from this location.