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Occurred : 9/22/2013 20:20 (Entered as : 09/22/13 20:20)
Reported: 9/23/2013 12:18:33 AM 00:18
Posted: 9/30/2013
Location: Sacramento, CA
Shape: Formation
Duration:10 minutes
Orange lights in the sky over Sacramento, CA.

While driving to work on the above date, I saw approximately 20 orange dots in the sky. I was driving westbound on Auburn Blvd near Norris. The orange dots were low in the sky and not in any uniform formation. I immediately called my mother and she in turn called a friend. All 3 of us saw the same same thing from 3 different locations within Sacramento , CA.

I have been going over all of the possibilities in my head as to what t this could have been. h Te sun had already set and there was no sunset after glow. We do have an airport, but even if it was planes lining up to land, they would be moving and not that close together. Maybe it was Chinese lanterns for a soltice celebration? Did our local military drop flares from an aircraft?? One of the orange dots actually started to "fall to the ground. It turned white in color and stopped falling and hovered in place. All of the other orange dots stayed in place. One of the dots had 2 smaller dots that moved erratically around it in very close proximity. When I finally got work I could no longer see the dots in the sky. On my way to work, I had to make a turn onto another street going southbound and that is when I lost sight of the dots. My mother and her friend both kept watching them. I saw a helicopter, possibly local law enforcement or the news, travel at a high rate of speed towards the dots. My mothers friend said she saw a plane approach the dots and they just went away. I don't know if they flew off or just vanished. I will try to get clarification.

Here are some final thoughts: I drive a sports car, which means it sits very low and the windshield has a limited view. These dots were not that high up, but not ground level either. My mothers friend lives near the Capital City Freeway (business 80] and Cal Expo. This means there is a lot of light pollution, and these things were very visible in the sky to her. I have looked online at the local news sites, nothing is mentioned. I even looked at the airport website, no mention of any major events that would require 20 planes to be in the area. There were about 6 planes that landed in the time frame this took place. I don't know where else to look for answers. I am trying to be logical, but this just baffles me. If it was actual alien UFOs, awesome, if not, then ok, but what was it? Curiosity is killing this cat.

Thank you for your time and energy. Credit to Coast To Coast AM for turning me on to you.