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Occurred : 12/12/2012 21:20 (Entered as : 12/12/2012 21:20)
Reported: 12/12/2012 10:35:49 PM 22:35
Posted: 12/20/2012
Location: Castro Valley, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:10-12 minutes
10 separate red / orange lights - possible UFO - appear and disappear over an approximately 10 minute period.

At approximately 21:20 while waiting outside I happened to look towards the South West (225 degrees on my cell phone compass)and noticed 2 orange-ish red-ish lights in the far distant sky above some local shops. I could not tell how far distant but assumed that they were planes coming into the SF Bay Area from the Pacific Ocean area, but that they were in a position in the sky where passenger planes do not normally appear. I could not even try to guess how far they were apart but using the finger method they appeared to be approximately 1 1/2 fingers apart in the sky.

As I watched, the first one appeared if it was traveling slowly and started to turn to the right and climb higher. It eventually disappeared and I thought that maybe it was a plane that had disappeared into some distant clouds. I watched the remaining visible light and followed the same path and then disappeared in the almost exact same place.

I know absolutely that these are not any known aircraft as every night while I wait for my wife to come home outside I continually watch the skys and watch all kinds of aircraft, both near and extremely far away fly by. You can ALWAYS see their navigational markers flashing but these lights I saw tonight did not blink at all, no red/green/white blinking navigational lights anywhere, just the same steady orange-ish red-ish color.

Approximately 3 or 4 minutes after the first 2 disappeared, 3 more appeared coming from the same direction. These though, when I first saw them appeared to be a brighter red-ish color and then dimmed to the same color as the others. These were also approx 1 1/2 finger apart and followed the same path and disappeared in the same area as the first to. Once all 3 of these disappeared 2 more appeared approximately 3 minutes later and again, followed the same path and disappeared in the same place.

I thought there was a cloud or something in that area and about a minute later I saw a distant plane (with blinking nav lights) fly from my right to the left (approx north to south) in the same area and distance and it was completely visable till it disappeared far to my left and far far south from where those lights disappeared so I know there were no clouds in that area.

At this time it was 9:26 PM and about that time my wife came home from work. Just as she exited her car and was walking up the driveway, one more appeared again, I pointed it out to her and at first she thought it was a plane and I said no, just watch. 2 more appeared and she watched while the first one disappeared in the same area again and then went inside. I waited and saw that the other 2 followed the same route and disappeared in the same place again.