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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 4/8/2010 15:15 (Entered as : 04-08-2010 15:15)
Reported: 4/9/2010 1:18:02 AM 01:18
Location: Salinas, CA
Duration: 51 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object
|sightings of moving crafts over salinas california in the early a.m hours of april 8th 2010
on the morning of 04-08-2010 at 3:15 a.m i was standing outside in a well lighted parking area.I had observed a shooting star earlier in the night and was now casually watching the few bright stars that were visiible even with the street lamps washing out of the darkness.
I was looking southeast when i observed two orange lights streak across the sky directly over my position,from the southeast heading northwest starting at about ten o'clock high to about 3 o'clock where buildings blocked further veiw of it's path.
The object appeared to have a orange light at it's front that shone out a short distance as it progressed and another orange light at it's back or tail.The object appeared to be long in shape and thin.The object seemed to be about a 1/4 mile in the air above me and seemed to be about 200-400 ft long.The objects body ,or area in between the leading and tail light was blacked out against the night sky,but i could percieve somthing solid connecting the two lights ,due to the way they moved togehter as one and stayed the same distance when shooting by above me.
I was very startled and reported it to a supervisor who happend by minutes later.The supervisor had been indoors and had not seen anything although he related that a sighting had been reported the week before in monterey bay area and was upportive ,if not a little suspicious of why i chose to get so excited/agitated.
The supervisor left me at my assignment outdoors and i continued to watch the sky,except now i was very excited and afraid.
At about 3:50 a.m ,or 20-25 minutes after seeing the first object,i observed a second object 2 miles away, due south and about a 1/2 mile high in the sky or 20-30 degrees above the horizon.The second object appeared as white very bright light that was not blinking or pulsing.The object appeared in a dark section of sky that i was already looking at and appeared to just turn on in place and right away moved morth west in the same same direction as the earlier sighting.The white steady bright light was a few miles away from me and moved much faster than an airplane or satalite but slower and more steady than a shooting star.The second object also moved out of my veiw as i watched it untill buildings blocked my veiw.I was very startled to see a second unbelievable object and neglected to check my cell phone this time to record the time mentaly.
At 4:06 a.m in the same section of sky but a bit farther south and farther away from my vantage point than the second sighting,i obsrved a third object.
The third object was a exact match to the second object,a bright steady white light that appeared in the middle of a dark section of the sky.The thirs sighting was the same as the second sighting in it's path and behavior.
I am very good at seeing satalites and airplanes and shooting stars and have spnet years ppointing out these things to friends,as well as having spent the past four months on my present graveyard shift ,where i get to be outside and observe shooting stars,satalites,and airplanes all night long.
I never expected really see somthing so unusual in real life.The first object reminded me of the ciger shaped objects from airline pilot sightings re-enactments on t.v.
The above statement is true and not any type of conventional aircraft or missle test,as i have witnessed many military tests and most aircraft flying today.
The objects made no noise,had no trails left bvehind ,and were below the level of all but cropdusting aircraft.
I am telling my event in the hope that others who may have seen somthing like this in my area will come forward and i can maybe learn more and not feel so alone on my experience.
Thank you for taking the time to read this event as it happened to me.