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Occurred : 10/4/2011 20:30 (Entered as : 10/04/11 20:30)
Reported: 10/12/2011 5:07:34 AM 05:07
Posted: 10/19/2011
Location: Pohang (South Korea),
Shape: Light
Duration:45 min
Over 70 soft lights seen hovering over Pohang, South Korea.

On Tuesday, October 4th I was walking east to our car as I had just left my cousin’s football practice on the campus of Handong Global University in Pohang, South Korea. As I was walking, I observed many of the students (over 30 of them) stopped in the middle of the street staring, pointing, and taking pictures of the sky. This was just around 8:30pm and the sun had set a while ago. I stopped to see what they were looking at when I noticed about 10 soft floating light suspended in the sky. I took a few pictures from that spot [location 1] and then tried to get a better look by moving to the other side of the building (since I could barely see them, as they were blocked by trees and a dormitory).

I walked to the other side of the dormitory [location 2] and took a few more pictures. Still I could not get a good enough view. I then walked east a bit more and walked down a path through the trees that led me to a field where I had an unobstructed view of the lights [location 3].

As time progressed the amount of lights grew from around 10 to a final count of over 70. The lights were soft and in the shape of a sliver. They did not move up or down, nor side to side. They just hovered in the sky. Some were white while most were yellow/amber with a handful of them almost chartreuse in hue. They looked like a distant street lamp seen through the fog. I didn’t see any certain point of light, just a glow. I could not tell if the “sliver” shape were light flares or if it was the actual shape of the object (all of the lights kept the exact same shape).

I took a few more images of these lights from the field before my cousin called me to tell me that we had to go.

My cousin tried to tell me that these were military flares, but I have seen military flares before and they looked nothing like these lights. These lights did not move! At this point, we drove back to his house in Pohang, which was about 10 minutes away from the campus. He dropped me off two blocks away from his house at my hotel. When I got back to my room, I told my friend who has been traveling in Korea with me about the lights and showed him my pictures. He was as dumbfounded as I was. After an hour we left the hotel and walked over to my cousins house. As we were walking we noticed the same lights now hovering above us.

At this point, my friend took some pictures with his camera, but recently lost that camera in a taxi here in Seoul.

I have attached some of my photos in a separate email.