NUFORC Sighting 105893

Occurred: 2014-01-01 18:46 Local
Reported: 2014-01-01 20:17 Pacific
Duration: 45 seconds
No of observers: 1

Location: San Diego, CA, USA

Shape: Unknown
Characteristics: Lights on object

Two dark objects less than two miles away, moving east then separating and accelerating north at a miraculous rate of speed.

I was on my balcony looking west from Rancho Bernardo California, toward the hills above the neighborhood called Westwood, separating North County East from North County West and the Coast. Something caught my eye as flying toward me below the horizon of the hill. Being after dark, I first thought it was an unusually large bird with white tipped wings, but they began to glide north and moved above the horizon, one object began moving ahead and bit faster than the other. With the light of the horizon I began to get my depth of field and could see the two objects were moving north at an extremely fast rate of speed. They continued to remain between my location and the hills, so their distance was less than two miles away. Their altitude continued to be much lower than the ceiling for the airplanes in the area. I have never seen a UFO before and there was no possible way these were airplanes or anything of earthly origin. They were not very large, but they were! not extremely small like the orbs occasionally described either. They were moving extremely smoothly and at a rate of speed even as they began to increase altitude, as if there was no resistance and the moved far faster than any aircraft we have and making no sound at all. Being so close, there should have been some sound. The movement was much more like gliding, only at an extremely high rate of speed. Just after the forward craft began to distance its self slightly from the craft in the rear, they both accelerated and disappeared heading north. The light omitted from these craft was constant and white with no blinking or other coloration. The craft themselves was dark or shadowy, and impossible to make out. The lights were dimmer than I would have guessed from descriptions that I have heard of UFO sightings in the past and even compared to other aircraft in the area that were much higher and further away. Due to the flight path of planes moving south from Los Angeles, th! ere were several airplanes in the area, although none in the direct pa th north, south or west of the craft. The sighting lasted roughly 20-40 seconds. I doubt very seriously that I was the only one to see these.

Posted 2014-01-10

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