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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/22/2005 19:30 (Entered as : 09/22/1905 18:15)
Reported: 9/22/2005 8:18:23 PM 20:18
Posted: 10/11/2005
Location: Laguna Hills, CA
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail
Very Bright *V* shaped light coming from aircraft. HUGE amount of Light uncomparable to a plane in the same vision of field.

My husband was on the phone with a coworker when his coworker made a comment about a strange object in the sky. My husband went out on our balcony and called me up to see it. I couldn't see the actual shape, and it flew in a straight line at the time I saw it, like any other aircraft. It had a light coming from the back of it that was BRIGHT and in a V shape...(a *v* on it's side) We live close to the Santa Ana Airport and this was not ever seen before. You could see other planes in the distance and it did not compare to this.

Behind it moving my head to the right it was leaving a trail. There were beautiful loops that had been left in it's wake. It was dusk and it was surprising that an aircraft could leave such a lit up trail. I went to get my camera as it was moving on and I came back in just a short second at it was gone...there was no "immediate trail" left, just the lit up loops.

My husband and I thought wow! The amount of light coming from this aircraft was phenom.

Oh yeah...where the loops were located...the trees were in my vision but I could see where the loops might have started the color was quite red. Could have something to do with sunset colors, but it was dusk at that point.

((NUFORC Note: Vandenberg AFB missile launch. PD))