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Occurred : 3/8/2004 00:54 (Entered as : 03/08/1904 0:54)
Reported: 4/10/2004 2:13:02 PM 14:13
Posted: 4/27/2004
Location: San Clemente, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:1 min. 14 sec.
Video of strange rotating lights in sky

I have been an Accounting Manager with the same firm for 8 years. On March 8, 2004, I was testing a new digital camera I had bought for my upcoming vacation to Hawaii. The camera takes mpeg video as well. At 12:54 a.m., while my boyfriend and I were laying in bed, I had the camera pointed out our bedroom skylight (skylight is 8 ft. x 6 ft) when I noticed a white light in the LCD screen. At first I thought it was a star, but then I realized it was moving, so I thought it might be a comet. I continued to record for a total of 1 min 14 seconds. When I played the video on my computer at 200% zoom, I was surprised at what I saw. The object had different colored lights that would change from green to red to blue to yellow, and the lights would appear to be perfectly circular then they would rotate and change into a white streak, then change again into 5 cirular lights each a different color-red green yellow blue purple. The object could not be seen-just the lights that rotated around it. I was able to change the contrast and brightness in my media player, and when I did, a second row of lights can clearly be seen above the first, but rotating in the opposite direction. There is a also a strange haze around the object as it moves. (I would like to add the fact that I have taken into account any possible reflections from the skylight, however,all the lights were off in the house. The only light in the room was from the LCD screen) I will be forwarding the video to you via U.S. Mail. I captured stills from the video that I saved as jpegs and will be emailing those to you as well.