|Occurred : 6/17/2002 23:57 (Entered as : 06/17 02 23:57)
Reported: 6/18/2002 11:59:29 PM 23:59
Location: Paradise, CA
|There were three steady star blue lights in a triangular formation traveling from north to south before midnight
Being that the sky is very clear in Paradise, several nights a week I go outside look at the stars. But it's not necessarily the stars I'm looking at. I'm looking for moving objects. I've had an Interest in astronomy for at least 25 years.
I'm 37 now. Well anyway looking for moving objects all these nights finally paid off.
I was standing out there in the backyard looking up in the general northern direction.
It wasn't long when I saw three steady,star blue lights. They were in a triangular formation (figure 1.) traveling slowly to a slight south-east direction. light->o / fig. 1 /\ / \ light->o \ light->o
((NUFORC Note: Diagram did not survive transfer to database. Objects may have been the three satellites that are seen occasionally to be in orbit, and which are thought to be part of the U. S. Navy N.O.S.S. satellite system. PD))