|Occurred : 3/9/2012 20:00 (Entered as : 03/09/12 20:00)
Reported: 3/11/2012 10:29:42 PM 22:29
Location: Sacramento, CA
|Dark, noiseless, floating V shaped object, moving from south to north, morphing shape
Sitting in backyard, stargazing, the sky is clear overhead and to the south, cloud bank to the north. Moon not yet risen.
I am looking in the direction of Orion (to the south) and happen to notice a dark, V shaped object, appearing very much like formation of geese. It was nearly the same color as the sky, un-iluminated except by light pollution of Sacramento. It moved at a constant speed from south-north and passed directly overhead. It appeared to be ~1000-2000 ft in altitude, though that is pure speculation--it was about 3-4in in length from where I was sitting.
As it approached I noticed that it was a continuous shape with no discreet elements. The point of the V was forward and the tails were moving in somewhat of a ribbon-fashion. At one point the tails angled sharply inward to form an almost complete outline of a triangle. As it passed into the north the whole length began curling around and overlapping, somewhat like a treble clef. It was noiseless and was not accelerating.