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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/30/2010 19:00 (Entered as : 01/30/2010 19:00)
Reported: 1/30/2010 8:19:10 PM 20:19
Posted: 2/14/2010
Location: Oakland, CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration: 5-10 sec
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object made a sound
Three transluscent, reddish-colored, orbs in a perfect triangular pattern fly overhead at a constant speed.

This day, January 30, 2010 at approximately 19:00 hours, I as well as two others were witness to a UFO flying overhead. At the base of the Oakland Hills, myself as well as three other friends, were on the outdoor deck of a penthouse on the fourth floor of an apartment building. Our focus was on the horizon just over the hills due to the reason that a friend mentioned that the moon rises so quickly at night over the hill. While we were waiting as we observed the glow of the moon thru the fog rolling over the hill, two of the three friends went into the house (the residents of the apartment.) I remained outside because at 25 years of age I had never witnessed the moonrise before. While the other and myself were anxiously waiting for the moon to peak over the hill he shouted, “ A UFO, a UFO!!!” I immediately looked to where he was pointing and I saw a triangle shaped object. It was three translucent reddish-colored orbs in a symmetrical “pyramid” shape. The top! of the triangle, the point, was at the head of the direction it was moving. It was moving at a higher rate of speed at an altitude higher than that of planes that regularly fly over the same area. Its rate of speed during the sighting never wavered. It remained at a constant speed throughout the sighting. At the time it was in our field of view, there was not one other plane or object in the sky. The only things in the sky in view were the stars. When he shouted, the male resident of the apartment raced out to the deck (back patio) and immediately saw the UFO. He was the only one who said he “heard” it. Myself as well as the other fellow who first observed the object did not hear anything. It was just “gliding” thru the sky. I have never seen anything like it.

It was funny or odd to me that several minutes after the sighting, as we were all in amazement of what we had just observed, I noticed the sky began to fill up with airplanes flying overhead. This was odd to me due to the fact that when the UFO was in the sky there were no other objects present except the sky and stars. Several seconds soon after the UFO traveled out of our field of view, is when planes began to fly in their respective patterns overhead.