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Occurred : 3/2/2011 22:00 (Entered as : 03/02/2011 22:00)
Reported: 3/3/2011 4:40:46 AM 04:40
Posted: 3/10/2011
Location: Irvine, CA
Shape: Other
Duration:1 or 2 mins.
By the reaction of the other drivers who were slowing down in front of me on the 405 freeway in Irvine Ca. I knew I couldnt be the only one who thought this was strange and unusual. It was im guessing motionless about 200 or 250 feet in the air. As I approached it I noticed the three white lights and just thought it was a plane patrolling the freeways. But as I got closer it became clear this was no plane nor was it a blimp due to its shape which was honestly dark and was only viewable due to some overcast skies reflecting the city lights behind it. To me it looked like a soccer ball shape with 4 courners that seemed to flare By this time im now very close to it and can see 3 more new lights that were red and staggerd between the first lights I seen from the front. Passing it at well below the 65mph speed limit along with everyone else Im trying to make out what im looking at. But I couldnt. It was just yards away on the oppisite side of the freeway so im lo! oking out my driver window stumped and somewhat suprised it was just sitting there. I would argue til the end of time that it was not a blimp. Ive seen plenty of them to know this was much smaller and not elongated.and it was not a helicopter as it made no sound and was definately not equipped with rotors. Oh and it wasnt a weather balloon or flares. Its something else and I just wanted to share what I saw in the sky last night. Peace. ((name deleted))