|Occurred : 7/22/2013 20:50 (Entered as : 07/22/13 20:50)
Reported: 8/20/2013 9:31:08 PM 21:31
Location: Seattle, WA
|Two large, brightly lit oval disks seen from West Seattle South over Puget Sound
On the evening of July 22nd I was on the deck of our home in West Seattle and my husband was upstairs. Our home sits facing south on the cliff above Puget Sound at an elevation of 328 feet. It was 8:50 PM and the sun was setting. I looked out across Puget Sound to the south past Lincoln Park toward Tacoma and saw two large, hovering, rotating, oval-shaped crafts with very bright white lights that were flashing and twinkling. They were in formation and the one to the right looked to be further away. From my vantage point, they were about ¾ the size of a full moon or larger. Standing in the exact location if I extend my first finger the objects were as wide as my nail and ½ to ¾ of the length of the nail. Based on the altitude and the jet planes I see daily on the flight path I estimated that 3-4 large passenger jets could have fit inside.
The lights were significantly brighter than the West Seattle-Vashon ferry which was traversing below (east to west) as well as the lights on the jet plane that was traveling south on the flight path (to the southwest) and the red aviation towers that are visible to the southwest of our house. They looked like light reflecting off a diamond on a much larger scale.
The location was just to the right (west and south) of Lincoln Park from my view and just above the land on the horizon.
I could hear the jet and the disks/ ovals were noiselessly hovering and rotating slowly.
I quickly got my binoculars and observed a dark black outline of the oval disks. There were no wings, no propellers, and no landing gear with very bright light radiating from the center.
I watched them for 3-5 minutes at which point the one to the right began to tip and turn to the left slowly like it was going to leave. I could see the dark underside which was oval shaped. As it turned, the bright light faced to the southeast but I couldn’t see the other side of it, just the underside which appeared black.
I went upstairs and handed the binoculars to my husband who then watched them for 3-5 minutes. He attempted a picture through the binoculars with his iPhone but the resolution was not good enough. Each disk slowly tipped to the right and departed to the southwest, slowly disappearing from sight. As they turned the lights shone the other direction and the disks appeared black.
I’ve lived and worked as an acupuncturist in Puget Sound for 17 years and have never seen anything like this. I have sat on my deck or near our many south facing windows for the last 2.5 years and am familiar with all the Sea-Tac airport traffic, military planes and helicopters, have seen meteors and comets, but I have never seen anything like this. The aircraft technology was more advanced than I have ever witnessed.