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Occurred : 8/16/2011 22:22 (Entered as : 08/16/11 22:22)
Reported: 9/16/2011 10:23:08 PM 22:23
Posted: 10/10/2011
Location: Boise, ID
Shape: Light
Duration:10 minutes
Bright Red UFO Seen Over Boise at End of Hyde Street Fair

This event is unique as it is an ANNUAL sighting of what appears to be the exact same UFO over Boise during a specific event. I have seen several UFO's since living in the Boise area and have reported most of them on this website... including last year's event of the Red UFO above Boise after the Hyde Street Fair. This sighting occurred less than an hour ago one year after the previous sighting and was witnessed by the same person (myself). The details are as follows.

This sighting is of a Red pulsating light type UFO that made no sound. The UFO was visible in the sky approximately 15 degrees above the horizon from my perspective. Note that I have many satellite tracking and planetary tracking programs and always check possible sightings against this database to rule out publicly known manmade objects. This red UFO is not a publicly known satellite, nor planet, nor star, nor did it behave like one. It pulsated a pure red glow at regular intervals that seemed to repeat; there was a complex pattern to it that I was not able to decipher--I had enough time to run inside and grab a camcorder to try filming it, but unfortunately could not focus on the object. Oddly, my camcorder which normally functions perfectly, would not focus with automatic or manual operation.

The red UFO bobbed up and down slightly for about 10 minutes, then suddenly moved (as seen from my perspective in the North End of Boise) at what looked to be an incredible speed to the East. It then faded out of sight within 2 minutes after it exited it's hover phase.

Note that the author does not drink alcohol nor is prescribed any medication. I am a professional engineer and trained as a pilot. I was completely awake and sober during the observation so nothing was clouding my observation. I also trained as a Law Enforcement Officer in California in 2005. So I have training in observation and reporting. That said, I still don't know what these objects are but I didn't believe in UFO's until I started seeing them with (alarming?) regularity several years ago. Even after capturing one event at extreme close proximity I still had my doubts; could they not in fact be natural phenomenon? This event though occurred two years in a row after the Hyde Street Fair in Boise. The position of the "craft" was different (last year, directly overhead/this year, to the East-South-East) but it appeared after the Fair ends. Note also that I am outside in my front yard looking at the sky with binoculars or a telescope most nights of the year (appro! ximately 275/365) and have only seen this object in the second or third week of September...

There is a good chance it will be seen on September 17th at 22:20. Look for a Bright Red pulsating object in the shape of a light in the direction of the East-South-East from any location in or around downtown Boise. Make sure there is a fairly dark area of the sky visible with no lights from the ground, and that no buildings and/or trees obscure the horizon from approximately 0-15 degrees above it, as referenced by overhead being 90 degrees and the opposite horizon being 180 degrees.