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Occurred : 10/8/2008 18:45 (Entered as : 10/08/2008 18:45)
Reported: 11/25/2008 10:02:39 PM 22:02
Posted: 1/10/2009
Location: Wakefield, RI
Shape: Formation
Duration:3 min
2 sets of 5 or 6 red tumbling lights move steadily across southern sky.

Sitting on patio just after dusk, noticed two large odd moving sets of 5 or 6 red lights going from East to West in the extreme southern sky appearing about 40 degrees above the horizon. Just sitting talking, I noticed that these objects were in a strange tumbling appearance and no sound, no blinking, just red lights that moved in a strange silent geometric pattern. We see plenty of aircraft, both military & civilian, and this looked like none of that. Neither of us could make out just how these lights were attached because of the way they 'tumbled'. The other witness thought the lights looked like they were rotating in a circle, but I thought they looked sort of like tumbling cubes with each red light at the cubes corners. We could not see any body, just these slow moving silent oddly tumbling lights crossing the sky. It took several minutes for the lights to go out of view in the SW sky. They moved very steadily and with no obvious perpective (like wings or landing light). They were very large looking together, but with no sound at all, it was difficult to tell how far away they were. They moved so slowly we had time to discuss what we were looking at and over the course of minutes, we couldn't figure what it was we were lookint at. From top to bottom there was a large span and from side to side as well, but they looked like they were equidistant from each other at all times.


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