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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/2/2011 22:00 (Entered as : 03/02/2011 22:00)
Reported: 3/3/2011 4:40:46 AM 04:40
Posted: 3/10/2011
Location: Irvine, CA
Shape: Other
Duration: 1 or 2 mins.
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, The object changed color
By the reaction of the other drivers who were slowing down in front of me on the 405 freeway in Irvine Ca. I knew I couldnt be the only one who thought this was strange and unusual. It was im guessing motionless about 200 or 250 feet in the air. As I approached it I noticed the three white lights and just thought it was a plane patrolling the freeways. But as I got closer it became clear this was no plane nor was it a blimp due to its shape which was honestly dark and was only viewable due to some overcast skies reflecting the city lights behind it. To me it looked like a soccer ball shape with 4 courners that seemed to flare By this time im now very close to it and can see 3 more new lights that were red and staggerd between the first lights I seen from the front. Passing it at well below the 65mph speed limit along with everyone else Im trying to make out what im looking at. But I couldnt. It was just yards away on the oppisite side of the freeway so im lo! oking out my driver window stumped and somewhat suprised it was just sitting there. I would argue til the end of time that it was not a blimp. Ive seen plenty of them to know this was much smaller and not elongated.and it was not a helicopter as it made no sound and was definately not equipped with rotors. Oh and it wasnt a weather balloon or flares. Its something else and I just wanted to share what I saw in the sky last night. Peace. ((name deleted))