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Occurred : 10/17/2003 23:00 (Entered as : 10/17/2003 23:00)
Reported: 10/18/2003 12:03:05 AM 00:03
Posted: 10/31/2003
Location: Petaluma, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:over 2 nights so far
rapidly blinking far off red and blue bright lights

Last night we (my boyriend and i) were urged (through a message board) by a friend in alabama to look into the sky to see if we saw anything unusual, we were bored so we did... we found two very very bright lights in the south eastern sky that were flashing rapidly (very rapidly... not like typical star twinkling... we camp and stargaze quite often) they seemed to be flashing red white and blue and when looking through binoculars I thought they seemed to be a grouping, not a singular item... they stayed stationary as the stars moved over the course of an hour before we went to bed.... Tonight both of those objects are gone and there is another one in the eastern part of the sky that has moved slowly (yet more rapidly than the stars) and has the same description but with slower blinking and a slightly fainter light... I have seen sattelites before and this does not appear to be one.... They appeared to be large and very very far off... I thought I might be able to find out about it online (maybe it was an earth launced craft or probe or something) and have found nothing.....

what are these? stars don't normally appear one place one night and another far off place the next

((NUFORC Note: If the objects did, in fact, move at a rate different from the rest of the stars, they probably are not celestial bodies. However, other aspects of the report are consistent with a "sighting" of "twinkling" stars, we believe. PD))