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Occurred : 10/14/1999 20:15 (Entered as : 10/14/99 20:15)
Reported: 10/14/1999 20:54
Posted: 2/25/2003
Location: El Paso, TX
Shape: Triangle
Duration:20 minutes
I WENT TO THE BACK YARD WITH THE DOG AND LOOKED AT THE MOON AS I WAS COMING BACK TOWARD THE HOUSE. THE MOON WAS IN THE SSW OF THE SKY AND JUST TO THE EAST OF THE MOON WAS A VAGUE RED CIRCULAR OBJECT THAT APPEARED TO BE POSSIBLE A CLOUD BUT IT WAS MOVING SLOWLY TO THE NORTH. I WENT INTO THE HOUSE AND GOT MY WIFE TO TAKE A LOOK SO THAT I WOULD NOT BE THE ONLY WITNESS. SHE RETURNED TO THE BACK YARD WITH ME AND VERIFIED WHAT I HAD SEEN. THE OBJECT CONTINUED TO MOVE TO THE NORTH DIRECTLY OVERHEAD. MY WIFE ASKED ME WHERE MY BINOCULARS WERE. I RETRIEVED THEM FROM THE HOUSE AND LOCATED THE OBJECT. THROUGH THE BINOCULARS I WAS ABLE TO DETERMINE THAT THE RED OBJECT WAS INDEED BALL SHAPED TRAILED TO THE BACK AND TO THE EITHER SIDE TWO WHITE BALL SHAPED LIGHTS WHICH FORMED A TRIANGLE. DURING ALL THE TIME I OBSERVED THIS OBJECT IT WAS MOVING IN A NORTHERLY DIRECTION. ONE OF THE WHITE LIGHTS WENT OUT AND ONLY THE RED AND ONE OF THE WHITE BALLS CONTINUED THEIR NORTHERLY MOVEMENT. I LOST VIEW OF THE OBJECT (OBJECTS) IN THE NNE SKY AFTER WATCHING FOR 15 TO 20 MINUTES. THIS OBJECT SEEMED TO BE HUGE AND AT AN EXTREME ALTITUDE. ITS DIRECTION NEVER VARIED AS WENT WENT FROM THE SSW TO THE NNE. THE LIGHT WHEN FIRST OBSERVED WAS VERY DIM AND IT WAS BY PURE CHANCE THAT I WAS ABLE TO SEE IT.

THERE WERE THREE LIGHTS WHICH LATER DIMINISHED TO TWO. THE LEAD LIGHT WAS RED AND CIRCULAR AND THE TWO TRAILING LIGHTS WERE WHITE AND CIRCULAR. THEY STAYED EQUAL DISTANT FROM EACH OTHER AND WHEN ONE OF THE WHITE LIGHTS FADED OUT THE LEADING RED AND REMAINING WHITE LIGHT REMAINED THE SAME DISTANCE FROM EACH OTHER. THE OBJECT FINALLY FADED OUT AFTER ABOUT 15 MINUTES IN THE NORTHERN SKY. THIS SEEMED TO BE A TRIANGULAR SHAPED OBJECT WITH A RED LIGHT LEADING, FOLLOWED BY TWO WHITE LIGHTS ON EITHER SIDE. I AM A 61 YEAR OLD RETIRED COMPUTER OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR AND MY WIFE IS 60 YEAR OLD RETIRED EL PASO COUNTY PAYROLL SUPERVISOR.