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Occurred : 3/24/2008 20:30 (Entered as : 03/24/08 20:30)
Reported: 3/24/2008 8:59:02 PM 20:59
Posted: 3/31/2008
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Shape: Chevron
Duration:15-20 seconds
Three round chevron-formation lights in Santa Barbara sky March 24, 2008 at 8:30 p.m.

I was on an after-dinner walk with my family in Santa Barbara, Calif., at approximately 8:30 p.m., March 24, 2008. We were naming the constellations, when we noticed three, not-very-bright lights (outlining a chevron--one light at the point, two lights at either end of the chevron)cruising very smoothly and at amazing speed through the sky. I thought it was a airplane, but there were no flashing lights. The lights were round and chalk-colored. My husband, both of my young children and I witnessed the lights. The lights flew above us (at the height of a low-flying airplane) and then seemed to speed up and, instead of lowering in the north near our airport, whisked away into the upper reaches of the sky until we couldn't see them anymore.