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Occurred : 5/5/2012 21:00 (Entered as : 05/05/2012 21:00)
Reported: 5/6/2012 9:03:35 AM 09:03
Posted: 5/13/2012
Location: Torrance, CA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 minutes
Black, silent, triangular, opaque object moving slow over los angeles

Hi! I live about 7 miles southwest of LAX. Usually planes do not fly over me. They usually fly around south of me around Palos Verdes because of noise ordinances. Normally, we have, in the Southbay a heavy marine layer from the ocean, so seeing stars is a real treat when can. Last night I was cleaning my house. It was about 9pm at night. I wasn't tired. But, I went out on the balcony to shake out some rugs in my house. I stopped to notice the marine layer gone and how beautiful the stars were that evening. I look up towards Venus,the largest star. There was about 4 stars around Venus. I had my direction directly above and low and behold there was something moving. It had no lights that were very bright. And it appeared totally black. Against the black sky, one would have missed it if they were not looking directly at it. It moved at a normal airplane pace but there was no noise. My line of site followed it. If I looked away, I probably might have lost it. It! was heading northwest towards LAX. As I tried to make out this opaque plane, I could tell there were 6 dim lights on the bottom of it. These lights followed a triangular pattern. My gaze followed it until I could not see it anymore. My first thought was that it was heading towards Vandenburg air force base. We frequently get a lot of rockets and entrails around that direction. My second thought was that it was some kind of military drone. But, why the triangular shape? And it was silent, totally silent. Or, maybe the stealth bomber? not sure.