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Occurred : 3/12/2002 15:00 (Entered as : 3/12/02 15:00)
Reported: 3/14/2002 3:08:44 AM 03:08
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Gilroy, CA
Shape: Other
Duration:2 min
TWO IMAGES TAKEN 4 MINUTES APART CONTAINING A SEMI-TRANSPARENT FLAT OBJECT WITH 5 BLUE LIGHTS.

OBJECT WAS CAUGHT A ON A STILL IMAGE PICTURE TAKEN BY A CAMERA ON THE TOP OF A MOUNTAIN NEAR SAN JOSE CALIFORNIA. THIS CAMERA IS ON A ROOF TOP FACING WEST AND TAKES A PICTURE EVERY 4 MINUTES. THE OBJECT WAS CAPTURED IN 2 FRAMES, ONE AT 3:16 AM AND THE OTHER AT 3:20 AM. IN THE FIRST PICTURE THE THIN FLAT OBJECT WAS LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE FRAME WITH THE LEFT SIDE OUT OF THE IMAGE AND THE RIGHT SIDE ABOUT 30 DEGREES LOWER. THE OBJECT SEEMS ALMOST TRANSPARENT EXCEPT FOR 5 ROUND BLUEISH LIGHTS. USEING WINDOWS PAINT PROGRAM I PUT A GRID OVER THE PICTURE AND THE SPACE BETWEEN THE LIGHTS IS 16-20 PIXELS INDICATING IT MAY NOT BE ROUND. THE DARK SKY IN THE BACKGROUND IS PARTLY CLOUDY WITH THE CLOUDS SLIGHTLY ILLUMINATED BY THE CITY LIGHTS. THE CITY IS BELOW IN THE BACK ABOUT 7 MILES AWAY. THERE ARE DARK 1800 FOOT MOUNTAINS WHICH ARE BELOW IN THE BACKGROUND ABOUT 3 MILES AWAY FROM THE CAMERA WHICH IS ABOUT 4202 FEET HIGH. THE SECOND IMAGE TAKEN 4 MINUTES LATER HAS THE SAME BACKGROUND AS THE FIRST IMAGE. THE OBJECT IS LOCATED IN THE LEFT ABOUT 1/4 THE WAY DOWN THE PAGE. IT APPEARS THE OBJECT IS LOCATED BETWEEN THE MOUNTAINS AND THE CITY WITH THE DEFINITION REDUCED DUE TO DISTANCE AND POSSIBLY MOVEMENT.