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Occurred : 8/20/2001 00:30 (Entered as : 08/20/01 12:30 am)
Reported: 8/20/2001 19:47
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: San Diego (Point Loma), CA
Shape: Light
Duration:45 minutes
There were 3 bright objects traveling in erratic patters.

Felt urge to go outdoors onto my balcony. Almost immediately I observed amongst the many clear stars, a "star-like light" very bright, moving from N. to S. in a very slow rate of speed and high altitude. As it moved it was erratic, going in a darting pattern at times, then a very tight circular pattern, an instant dart backwards then immediately forwards, at an extremely slow rate of speed when moving forward, the reverse pattern and circular/darting very rapid. When it arrived overhead it stopped, then continued the darting/dancing/circular tight pattern for ten minutes. That is when I became aware of two more identical lights following it, which may have been there all along but I was so engrossed in the lead light. I saw two jets at a high rate of speed/high altitudes cross the area, recognizing that the three "lights" were much higher than each jet. At 1:30 am they were gone. When holding my hand out straight, the distance between each object was approximately the width of the widest portion of my hand.