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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/16/2020 22:00 (Entered as : 04/16/20 22:00)
Reported: 4/16/2020 10:26:11 PM 22:26
Posted: 6/25/2020
Location: Redding, CA
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 30 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail, The object changed color, The object made a sound, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
300 plus ships in a sequential formation over California

We 4 were outside smoking a cigarette, and we look up and see what appears to be a satellite. Then we realize that it is flying north in sequential order, and we watch at least 150+ go by in a straight line. They appeared to be at least 40,000 feet up. We saw a few more fleet go by after the few hundred steady stream, and these 20 or so quickly maneuvered from due north to south and south west directions. We were using binoculars and could see that it had two lights, one on each side of a darkened body. The final ship at the end of the fleet, shot off its rocket boosters and sped up incredulously. It was a fascinating, amazing, yet eerie as hell sight. We called a friend working out in Palo Cedro, about 30 minutes east of us, and this person could witness this event as well, and could see even clearer than us due to less light pollution and no tree lines. We were all wondering what the cause of this event was. WE guessed maybe 300 ships were seen total and e! ven more formations happening. Two people from our group have driven out somewhere with less lights to see if they can further witness any event happening. I dont usually believe in UFOs but i tried to google what i saw because we were all so stunned and it lead me to this site. We tried to take video but our phones couldn't capture this event even though you could clearly see this event happening with the naked eye. Something was preventing our binocs from fully focusing on the aircraft.