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Occurred : 4/13/2003 23:30 (Entered as : 04/13/2003 23:30)
Reported: 4/22/2003 7:40:09 PM 19:40
Posted: 4/27/2003
Location: Santa Maria, CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:2 minutes
Triangular shaped object, motionlessly hovering in sky over ocean, with blue neon rings on either end and spotlight in center.

At sometime around 11:30 PM on April 13, 2003, my husband I were travelling south on Interstate 101 in California. We both saw what we thought was the moon shining through clouds directly ahead of us. However, as we approached the light (which we mistakenly thought was approaching us) we thought it must be a helicopter with a large search beam coming from the front. However, as we passed this flying object, it was obviously not a helicopter. It was hanging perfectly motionless to the west of us over the ocean. It was triangle shaped, had blue neon colored rings on either end and, according to my husband, the light strobed. (This, I didn't see.) It was clearly not a type of craft ever seen by either of us before.