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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/1/1998 22:00 (Entered as : 06/01/1998 22:00)
Reported: 2/18/2008 3:15:01 AM 03:15
Posted: 3/4/2008
Location: Valencia, CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration: 3 minutes
black triangle masks stars in Santa Clarita

Summer 1998, in the backyard hot tub with my wife, in Santa Clarita, California. Totally clear, starry sky. Of course, I'm not looking at the sky, I'm looking at my wife's bikini top. But she's looking at the sky (damn you, pot belly!), and she says, "What's that?" We both look up, and there's this triangle shape obscuring the stars. It's totally black, slowly moving from east to west, silently. That's the thing I remember most, the silence. Our neighborhood is very quiet, so any aircraft passing overhead is always audible.

In retrospect, I wish I had grabbed a camera, but this was when 1-megapixel digital cameras were state of the art and didn't come with shutter speeds, plus I was wet. So we just watched this triangle mask the stars as it slowly cruised overhead. From our view, the size was like if you put both your forefingers and thumbs together in the shape of a triangle and held your arms out. There were no lights at all. I have waited over 10 years to tell this story, and I present it here as fact witnessed by my own eyes. I wasn't beamed up by a UFO with multicolored Christmas lights. I saw a black triangle obscuring the stars.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))