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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/6/2001 21:30 (Entered as : 5/06/2001 21:30)
Reported: 5/27/2001 21:45
Posted: 8/5/2001
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 6 to 10 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Low flying craft with 2 huge Lights/Portals near San Franscio, Ca

Well, I finally have had my first waking-conscious sighting, and am I excited about it! I saw it on Sunday evening (May 6th) at about 9:30! I went outside as I do every night to "check out" the sky. I sat down and looked across the valley having a wide range of sky to view.....then, I looked straight up! That's when movement of something caught my eye slightly toward the left (south) of me. 2 huge lights were moving south toward San Francisco away from me! I thought, "Gee, I didn't know planes had tail lights like that! Gee, that plane is awfully low! Hey! absolutely NO sound!" By now I am very interested!!!!!! I tried so hard to make this a plane! Yet, no red or blue lights blinking, I couldn't make out the wings either! During the week I have watched the full moon change size as it rises. I would say the size of the moon at about 70 degrees-maybe 60 degrees- above its horizon, is the size of each of the 2 lights/portals on this craft! That's pretty big! (I was expecting portals to be about the size of cruise ships portals.) It was difficult to see the body of the craft as it seemed to match the sky. The moon was not up far enough to cast any light on it. I did have the impression the area of the lights was oval and I felt that the outer edges of the circular lights marked the outer edge of the craft. I felt the lights/portals were in the lower of the height of the craft.. I could be wrong here...... I also had the impression that the height of it was long. And, above the light section the craft started to get narrow. Maybe my eye caught this, I don't know how I know this. The Height: Now, I am not good at judging heights in the dark, but I will do my best here. I am 700 feet up from the valley floor, oak trees in question are about 60ft. tall, and the branches reach out to about 45 feet. The area I viewed the craft in was: (with one eye shut)one hand from wrist to fingers plus the length of my another hand's fingers. The width of the craft where the portal area was: (with one eye shut)4 palm knuckles across. My guess is that the craft was 1000 feet above me, making the craft large. If the craft was up higher than that, this was a huge craft! Hard to tell for the lights were SO large. When I first went outside apparently the craft was going right over my head! When I noticed it, the craft bottom had already passed me. The brightness of the lights/portals dulled everything else about the craft as well as no moon shining on it. No light was emitted outward from these lights/portals, it was all internal lighting. I had no missing time. During the long 6 to 10 seconds of viewing it and afterward, I felt calm, happy. There was like a gentleness to the craft. What a treat this was for me!!