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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 9/13/2005 21:45 (Entered as : 09/13/2005 21:45)
Reported: 10/19/2005 3:23:34 PM 15:23
Location: Taos Pueblo, NM
Duration: 3.5 min
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail, There were electrical or magnetic effects
|On the above night stated, a friend and I were driving on Pueblo Lands. (Closed to non-tribal members of Taos Pueblo Indain Reservation)
While driving, the road we were on " Rio Lucero Rd" goes in the direction north, with open land full of sage, and pinon juniper trees to the left of the road. On the Right hand side of the road is "Pueblo Peak" or "Taos Mountain" as many of the locals and natives to Taos call the mountain.
Puebo Peak is part of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains which runs from Colorado through Northern New Mexico. Taos Pueblo is located at the base of Pueblo Peak.
The Reservation which has roughly about 2,500 residents, and 150,000 acres of land most of which is wilderness. Along with Pueblo Peak and the mountain range is pinon juniper, cotton wood trees ponderosa pine, doug furr, white furr, (mixed conifer) and the Rio Lucero River.
While driving north we noticed lights in the trees to right of the road, which we thought at the time was someone else driving in the area at the time. We paid no attention to the lights, we moved another 100 ft ahead and I noticed the lights shifted from behind the trees to ontop of the trees, at that point I asked my friend if he had seen the smae thing. He aknowledged yes.
He steeped on the gas to seed up and the head lights flickered on and of three times, and the instrument lights of his truck faded in and out. When his lights flickered the object above the trees which had two lights flickered its lights back to us.
Then a third light came on underneath the two which were already on. Bright lights, almost as brite as day.
When we started to approach the lights, they backed up towards the mountain and started to go higher in the sky.
My friend stopped the truck and we got out to take a look, when we got off the truck the lights disappeared. The night was clear and no moon, just stars, so it took a while for my eyes to adjust to the dark. When i got my vision stable we noticed a triangle shaped object above the truck, you could barely see it but, you knew it was there. And boy, was it huge! No lights, just the light from the sky and stars against the backdrop of the trianlge.
At that point I wasn't scared, but something in the back of my mind told me be worried. Before I could talk to my friend the object left from where we standing in a blink of an eye, to about 11,000 ft in elevation close to the mountains, Vallicto Peak, which sits at about 12,300 feet behind pueblo peak.
When it got close to Vallicito Peak, orange and blue lights came on, on the object. It stood, still at that point for a second and then again the orange lights went off and it went vertical straight into the sky leaving a trail of blue light as it went.
After the the Triangle left a feeling of panic and paranoia fell over me. We left the area and went back to town.
The next day we went back to the area and looked for clues, but found none.
The Pinon Juniper that grows aroung here in Taos grows to 8-10ft in height, but still we never found anything yet to this day.