|Occurred : 7/7/2010 22:00 (Entered as : 07/07/10 22:00)
Reported: 7/12/2010 1:54:20 PM 13:54
Location: Truckee, CA
|Weird flashes of light, two nights in a row.
I was Camping with my family just outside of Truckee, Ca. during the 4th of July week, at a place called Tahoe Timber Pines.
On the 7th of July, and somewhere between 10 and 11ish pm., (I didnt have a watch) I was just sitting quietly star gazing (very clear night), when I had suddenly observed 3 to 4 very bright flashes of light emminating from the same spot in the night sky. Small pinpoints of bright light.
The 4th flash of light was a little different than the previous ones in that it was almost like a diffused strobe flash, like when someone takes a flash picture outside at night- that kind of effect.
My first thought was that it was some kind of occillating space junk or debris, and was catching the sun at a particular angle. I thought that, because it was about the same height as a satellite. I had seen a couple of regular looking satellites later in the evening, as well.
The strangest thing about this observation, was that I saw the same kind of flashes the very next night! In the same spot as well.
The only difference was that it didnt do the strobe flash.
But the other 3 flashes about 2 or 3 seconds apart were exactly as I saw them the previous night.