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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/8/2016 09:05 (Entered as : 06/08/16 9:05)
Reported: 6/9/2016 11:22:48 AM 11:22
Posted: 6/10/2016
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Shape: Oval
Duration: 15 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Saw an oval lit object then a strobe light shortly thereafter

It was my second night stargazing this summer and I saw two unique objects.

The first thing I saw could have been a high flying aircraft. The craft had several white lights that I could see. What I found unusual was the lack of sound as when the object flew over going south to north I heard no sound.

When I first saw the object, I thought it was a satellite but when the object came closer towards me I could see individual creamy white lights on it. The white lights were solid and did not strobe. The object also seemed to be oval in shape as I could see an oval or boomerang shaped front that was silhouetted in the night sky. I did not observe any red or green lights on the object. At 45 degrees, I would estimate the size of the craft was about a quarter to an eighth of the size of my thumb.

The second thing was a bright strobe-like light that lit up the sky. Not sure where or what caused the strobe but it was very bright and white. The light was seen in the south to southwest sky.

Note: The light strobed vertically towards the ground and not across the sky. It was very bright and I could not see a light source.