NUFORC Home Page
Web Report Indexes : by Event Date | by Location | by Shape | by Posting Date

National UFO Reporting Center
Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/3/2013 23:00 (Entered as : 08/03/2013 23:00)
Reported: 8/4/2013 12:45:59 AM 00:45
Posted: 8/30/2013
Location: Monrovia, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:~3 minutes
Color changing light quickly bobbing vertically and hovering over Monrovia CA

I feel that I have pretty good depth perception, even at night, so I would describe it as having been between 100-300ft off the ground over about Foothill and Myrtle and rising/falling arythmically at a rate of about 100-200fps (around 100mph across only a couple hundred feet before pausing and changing direction) and sometimes hovering absolutely motionless. It was bright white while rising and bright blue while falling, alternating red>blue>white while hovering, and all color transitions were extremely smooth. Since I was viewing it across an arc of about 120 degrees, I feel confident saying there was no "looping" involved (like a conventional aircraft) as through the entire 120 degrees it appeared to move absolutely vertically "bobbing" up and down only. I didn't see any police helicopters or other aircraft heading to the area, so I'm guessing no one is treating it like a national emergency or anything, but I'd sure like to know if there is a mundane, man-made explanation for this...

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))