|Occurred : 8/25/2003 21:45 (Entered as : 08/25/03 21:45)
Reported: 8/26/2003 12:07:06 PM 12:07
Location: Roseville, CA
|Triangle shape traveling at extreme speed across the night sky, no noise at all.
I was sitting in my backyard looking up at the night sky. Very light patches of cloud cover but mostly a good clear view of stars. I was looking toward the north and I caught site of what I thought was a shooting star traveling southwest to northeast. When I first observed the UFO it was directly overhead heading towards the northeast. It was a triangle shape with red lights on each point of the triangle. They were not flashing or very bright, just a constant red glow that defined the very distinct black triangle shape. The was no noise whatsoever. The speed would be compared to a shooting star. I was only able to view the object for a few seconds because of the extreme speed it cross the sky. The only thing I am not clear about is if it rotated slightly, not spinning but a slight rotation. My impression is controled flight. I do not know the size because I have no reference, but I felt I was at a very high altitude.
I am not a professional observer, however I know what a plane and helicopter look like, I have seen satelites many times. I have even seen the space shuttle when it was docking with the space station. I thought possibly it might be a military fighter but because of the speed, shape and absence of any noise leads me to believe otherwise.