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Occurred : 10/13/2010 21:00 (Entered as : 10/13/10 21:00)
Reported: 1/22/2012 5:34:21 PM 17:34
Posted: 1/24/2012
Location: San Francisco, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:3-4 mins
Multiple lights over Ocean Beach

Sorry this is so long- this was such a strange experience and the details remain vivid to this day.

Noticed about 3 or 4 spheres, glowing orange, over Ocean Beach.

First thought it was fireworks (a lot of people set them off at this beach), then thought it may have been fishing boats but the orange spheres rose up slightly and hovered for several seconds (felt like minutes) very un-boat-like. Saw 2 or 3 more orange light spheres rise up in the air.

Third thought was weather balloons, or maybe glowing kites, but then the spheres rose up higher, some faster than the others, all moving up but not in a uniform direction. The spheres then moved south towards Pacifica and disappeared. Never seen anything like this and couldn’t find any reference online "mysterious lights"; lights over Ocean Beach" etc, to what I saw. Finally found these postings and am so glad someone else saw this too. Overall sighting lasted maybe three or four minutes- a long time.

The other post mentions being over by 24th St which is high on a hill but far from Golden Gate Park/Ocean Beach. They saw three but I think it was due to the distance; I was much closer and the lights were closer to the ground, also lots of tall houses/buildings in that area.

No particular background for me, other than I believe in UFOs and that we aren't alone in this universe.

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