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Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/20/2003 01:00 (Entered as : 4/20/03 1:00am)
Reported: 4/21/2003 8:00:50 PM 20:00
Posted: 4/22/2003
Location: San Diego, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:8 Min.
Outlined below is information regarding an early morning Sunday, April 20, 2003 sighting.

LOCATION: North Park/San Diego area.

From our vantage point two objects appeared to be moving north by northwest very slowly, somewhere over the highway exchange: 805 north to 8 east.

DOCUMENTED: -OLYMPUS C-4000 DIGITAL CAMERA -Approx. 8 photos.

-Orange globe-like objects, darker shadowing on a few of the pictures.

-SONY DIGITAL HANDYCAM - Digital 8 DCR-TRV140 NTSC with Super Night Shot -Approx. 5 min. of footage.

-Camcorder footage showed the larger of the two objects dropping smaller white objects or lights, like firecrackers, that appeared to have dissipated before they reached the ground.

-Larger object appears to have a shaded bottom.

DESCRIPTION OF OBJECTS: -Two round orange globe-like objects with spiking edges, kind of like fireballs.

-Objects brighter than stars or planets.

-Objects appeared to pulse.

-No blinking lights.

-No other color lighting, just orange.

-Moved as if gliding or drifting.

ADDITONAL INFO: -No sound.

-No planes, helicopters, etc. were in flight at that time.

-Coincided with 2 significant contrails that were completed 15-30 min. earlier.

-Abnormally little community traffic: cars, etc.

-Lightly cloudy evening.

-Vanished. It disappeared after eight or so minutes.

-A number of planes were seen afterwards in general area of where objects were last seen.

We contacted local news station no reports of objects were made that evening.

Outlined below is information regarding an early morning Sunday, April 20, 2003 sighting.

LOCATION: North Park/San Diego area.

From our vantage point two objects appeared to be moving north by northwest very slowly, somewhere over the highway exchange: 805 north to 8 east.

DOCUMENTED: -OLYMPUS C-4000 DIGITAL CAMERA -Approx. 8 photos.

-Orange globe-like objects, darker shadowing on a few of the pictures.

-SONY DIGITAL HANDYCAM - Digital 8 DCR-TRV140 NTSC with Super Night Shot -Approx. 5 min. of footage.

-Camcorder footage showed the larger of the two objects dropping smaller white objects or lights, like firecrackers, that appeared to have dissipated before they reached the ground.

-Larger object appears to have a shaded bottom.

DESCRIPTION OF OBJECTS: -Two round orange globe-like objects with spiking edges, kind of like fireballs.

-Objects brighter than stars or planets.

-Objects appeared to pulse.

-No blinking lights.

-No other color lighting, just orange.

-Moved as if gliding or drifting.

ADDITONAL INFO: -No sound.

-No planes, helicopters, etc. were in flight at that time.

-Coincided with 2 significant contrails that were completed 15-30 min. earlier.

-Abnormally little community traffic: cars, etc.

-Lightly cloudy evening.

-Vanished. It disappeared after eight or so minutes.

-A number of planes were seen afterwards in general area of where objects were last seen.

We contacted local news station no reports of objects were made that evening.