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Occurred : 1/29/2005 01:00 (Entered as : 01/29/105 1:00)
Reported: 2/25/2005 8:16:50 PM 20:16
Posted: 5/11/2005
Location: Carson, CA
Shape: Unknown
Duration:3-5 minutes
Reddish object produced flashes of light, discharged a gaseous material, dissappeared, reappeared and dissapeared again.

I have witnessed at least 15 unidentifiable objects since 2000. All have had similar characteristics but no other definition than they look like stars. What has made these objects unique to other things in the sky is either their sudden appearance and dissappearance, pulsing or flashing light sources and even their movement. I will however will post my last sighting as I can still remember the details of what happened that night better than other times and wish to not use any more space discussing them on this post. (I promise, I will see more). ;) It was between 1:00 am and 1:10 am when I was outside of my house staring up at the sky. It was then when I noticed something awkward in the sky south of my visual point.

The sky was as clear as it could be in this suburban neighborhood when I noticed an object glowing brighter. This object looked very much like a star, but I caught the fact that it wasn't there a few seconds or minutes before actually noticing that it was not part of the sky map that I had in my current working memory.

What kept my interest in observing it as I mentioned in the paragraph above was that this "thing" was glowing in slightly faster pulses than a regular star. It slightly moved vertically, came to a pause and then for some even odder reason, it looked like it dropped (or spilled) sometype of gaseus or liquid material the same color as this "star". I wish I could say it was a trail of its movement, but this stuff came out of it after it was stationed for a few fractions of a second.

This thing was reddish in color, in fact it was similar to Mars but much brighter. When this fluid or gaseus like substance spilled, I became slightly nervous thinking that it could have been a supernova. Immediately as I heard my father coming towards the door, I called him to run out as quickly as possible to witness this thing with me. He made it on time to see the remaining activity.

The gaseous dropping was gone, but the object remained, however the pulses began to accelerate. As we were watching these flashing pulses, the object either began to drift away or shrink. Nevertheless, I can agree with anyone that it was fading away, and it did until there was no visual of it. We did not remove our eyes for not even five approximate seconds when this object began reappearing in the same position that it dissappeared in. The light from the object began to increase in brightness or size (or both) again. The flashes returned until it reached it's approximate original size, and seconds later it gradually began to dissappear again.

This was not the first sighting I have had. This is also not the first sighting I have had with the company of a witness either. I cannot draw any conclusions or judgements that this object was any type of spacecraft, however, this and others similar that I have witnessed hold no other place than to be anomolies of some sort, or they can be purely a perceptual construct of something entirely natural.

It is very easy to say that compared to any airplanes, helicopters, fireworks, meteors, comets, flare guns, or any other objects I have seen these sightings I've had separate themselves from anything else I have seen that's logically explainable. This last object like the others was much higher and brighter than other areal objects for its distance. The stationary positions and their slow movement separate them from things I am accustomed to see in the air as well.

My background is fairly simple. I am a 32 year old hispanic male. I live in the city of Carson. My hobbies are amateur radio, programming, networking, and Unix operating system hobbyst. I work as System Administrator, and a computer engineering major at Devry University.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of sighting is approximate. PD))