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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 12/24/2006 20:35 (Entered as : 12/24/06 20:35)
Reported: 12/24/2006 9:55:11 PM 21:55
Posted: 2/1/2007
Location: Woodland, CA
Shape: Light
Duration: 5 min.
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
We observed and orange light appear move north and south and then vanish.

My family and I were returning from our family Christmas celebration when I noticed a bright orange light appear in the north and move slowly toward town (heading south). When it appeared there was an airliner that was closer to us and we could clearly see the flashing lights and strobes as it made it's approach to Sac Int. This object had no lights that flashed or strobes that identified it as a plane or helicopter. As it moved it seemed to be slowing down. My wife thought it was stopping and then moving slowly again. I pulled the car over and we got out and watched the object. It was stopped and motionless. The light began to pulse slowly. It also appeared to be swaying from side to side like a kite in a breeze. Then it began to move slowly north. We got back in the car and continued driving north, watching the light from the car. I pulled up to a stop light and the light was moving slower and then stoped again, then began moving back to the south for about 5 seconds then started moving north again. I turned right (east) to get to my house so I lost sight of the object for about 30 seconds. I pulled up in front of my house and got out in a hurry and the light was still visible to the west and it was moving north. Then it moved a little faster and disapeared in about the same way it appeared.