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Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/15/1976 22:00 (Entered as : 1976 22:00)
Reported: 9/17/2002 1:49:57 AM 01:49
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Simi Valley, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration:10 sec.ish
I can witness to the actual size of a craft

I am 36 now, but when I was about 10 years old I saw a disk shaped craft glide between my home and my neighbors home, it was under the roof lines of our homes, and it was in a school zone area close to the inner city so our homes were very close together (I can't remember the address, but the street was Ulysses Ave, or maybe St., the elementry school was a block away, and it was/is called Arrora Elem., and it is on the left hand side of the road from our house, our house was in the bend of the road from there) My room was on the second floor, and the craft was directly left from my window. My window was facing my back yard, and the craft glided between my home and my neighbors home which was to my left (so if my house was facing north, the craft was gliding south to north -- I never knew the exact direction my house was facing).

I remember thinking that something unusual was happening, and I felt as if something was coming. Then I heard a whorreling sound, and I pictured (in my mind) my father swinging a long thick metal chain, about 20 feet of chain swinging around and around, then I thought of a hellicopter. I then felt paralized, not out of fear, but something else -- but it wasn't alarming. I then realized that this sound couldn't possibly be made by my father or a hellicopter. It would have had to be so big, and spinning so fast that no one could make this sound with a chain. I was surprised that it didn't wake anyone else.

I was then scared, and wanted to stay very still because I knew that this was something that I have never experienced before. Then I was sweating and couldn't move or speak. The whorreling sound got louder and louder to the point where I was so scared that all I could do was wished dearly for the sound to stop.

Suddenly, the sound stopped to nothing, and I became curious. I was then able to get up and investigate what I had heard, but at the same time I knew that if I looked out my window that I would see what was there.

And I saw it, I only saw about 3/4 of it. It was a flat disk, like a freesbe, but had a definit point at it circumfrence an gradually raised to a top that was circular too, that center was about 1/4 of the craft. It was a very dark "shiny" pewter color. I remember circular lines like a music record from the rim to the center. It had lights around the outside of its rim. I remember thinking that it reminded my of Chirstmas tree lights. I can't tell you the colors to be exact, but all I can say is that I saw every color in dots around the circomfrence of the disk -- colors that I would see in Christmas lights. For example, I am sure I saw blue, green, red, and white, but I can't picture that in my mind. I can't picture those colors in my mind today, as I did the moment after it was gone.

It hovered, actually it hovered and glided with out a noise, it was perfectly silent as it slowly passed in between and under both of our roof lines, between our homes, and towards the front of our houses. I watched it in a noiseless controled motion hovering, but moving in a steady pace, pass between my home and our neighbor's home. I was at complete amazement, and awe until it past from my sight. I also remember thinking that this is something that was special and real to the point where I should say something about it.

Then I layed back down, as I was suppose to be sleeping. I remember thinking that I was looking at something that wasn't anything I'd ever seen, and thinking that I had just seen something that no one on earth could possibly have created.

I then jumped up again with a start because I realized that I could run to the front of the house to see this again. I hadn't seen the whole thing, and I was so curious. But, there was also a weird feeling that made me feel as though it was gone before I could have gotten there to see it. I still can't put that feeling in words, but it was just like when I knew something was coming and didn't get up to see what was coming and making that noise, but this time it was gone. I still kick myself for that today.

I told myself that I would never speak of this because, no one whould believe me, and it was too strange.

A few years latter, I realized that I knew how big this craft was, or how big it wasn't because it passed between our homes. My experience was small compaired to the things I've seen and heard, but my story has a size that I haven't seen, heard or read before, and I could share that.

I've been wanting to share this for some time now. I still can't explain it, and I am very curious. I am also curious because after that when our dog had puppies, we found that all the water that pooled up in our fenced back yard was toxic somehow, and the puppies drank that water died. I don't remember how the adults figured it out, but I remember thinking a few years later that it was because of what passed through our yard and between my neighbor's and our home that polluted that water, could be a coincidence -- I don't know.

Another strange thing is that I feel that somehow I brought them here with my thoughts. I can't recreate this, as I have tried out of curiosity. But, whatever it was, and however it came, is a mystery that is always there.

I've watched every show on this I could, and have read every book I can too. There is just too much garbage to weed through, and I don't have the patience to keep up with it anymore, and haven't for years.

I want to know what it was, and if that strange time in-between have anything to do with what we (my sister's) are going through now.

I'd appreciate your contacting me if you have any information that will clear this up, or as I'm sure you can't, maybe let me know that I am not alone in this.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. We have assigned an arbitrary date in 1976 so that the report sorts to that date. PD))