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Occurred : 8/30/2003 23:00 (Entered as : 08/30/03 11:00pm)
Reported: 9/2/2003 11:25:40 PM 23:25
Posted: 9/4/2003
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:30-45 minutes
My friends and I were outside of my house in the northeast section of los Angeles enjoying the cool Saturday night when I noticed a mysterious red light high the sky not far from and to the north of where the planet Mars was located. After a minute or so I took notice of the stationary orbit of this object. I did'nt think it was an airplane( or else it would've flown on by now ) nor a helicopter. ( As I thought it was too far up for any helicopter to hover---that I'm aware of.) I pointed this out to my friends and for the next half-hour or so we watched this red-lighted object slowly traveled west,northwest,north,and finally northeast before it suddenly vanished as though someone turned-off a light switch! During its slow flight we observed this object through binoculars and we were able to see this object as a cluster of lights from a very faintly dark-colored almost-triangular shaped object. Some starlight was able to provide a slightly lighter background for us to make out this dark shape. Also during its flight, we noticed the red light dimmed at times as well as getting slightly brighter. Two other witnesses were called out and watched with curiousity and interest. We concluded this was an object we had not seen before.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. PD))