|Occurred : 10/9/2004 22:30 (Entered as : 10/09/2004 22:30)
Reported: 10/10/2004 5:11:06 PM 17:11
Location: Gilbert, AZ
|Strange fast moving strobe lights across the Phoenix and East Valley skies.
On Saturday Oct 9,2004, my husband and I where outside looking at the clear night sky. I saw a very bright red and blue strobe light coming from the west (over Phoenix) to the east. I went across the sky 10 times faster than an air plain could. In about 1 min. the light was gone. In about 2 min. more there was another one and my husband saw it. He got out our little 30 power scope and when he saw it through the scope it looked like 3 red triangles in the scope. With our eyes we could only see one red and blue light. We took the scope and went to the park by our house where it was clear from any other houses and trees. When we got there at about 23:00 hours we could see three of them come from the west to the east. They seemed to stop over the Superstition Mountians. They stopped in mid air and then went to the south and then very fast up to the east. They would stop and hover and go up and down and left and right. Then all at once there was a larger one that seemed to come up in front of us (we were facing the east) it was larger and brighter than the others.It went to the right and then stopped.It looked to both of us like a deep v. It was strobing red and blue. It would move all around and then it looked as if it was coming closer to us. We saw a total of 6 in the air. I have spent a lot of time watching the ski for the falling stars. I have never seen anything like this. It gave me a sense of fear and excitment. I have seen plains in the sky and it was not a plane of any kind. For one thing plains would not be going that fast and not so close to each other. This was something that we could not explaine.