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Occurred : 8/20/2013 16:00 (Entered as : 08/20/13 16:00)
Reported: 10/31/2013 3:34:09 AM 03:34
Posted: 11/11/2013
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Shape: Changing
Duration:>>5 minutes
Moving SEMI-VISIBLE striped waving object

Hello, I saw something a few weeks ago just hasn't been sitting with me well. I remember being very tired that afternoon so I decided to lay down outside. I looked up to the left and saw a bright red light, but I realized that the light was flashing and there was a blue one right next to it. Of course this was an airplane, however a few seconds later a smaller WHITE light flashed turning into a BURNING/ORANGE-EMBER color before somewhat disappearing. The reason I say somewhat is because after the light vanished I could literally see the SAME light when looking indirectly at this object as if it burned a hole in the sky. Very similar to how stars appear around early dusk. Only slightly visible, however this object was clearly surrounded by some type of LIGHTLY GLOWING BLUE"cloud" or "wavy membrane". This may sound odd as this scared the living hell out of me. This object just came right down to where I was, and as the object was moving I c! ould clearly see it had STRIPED/CHROMATIC colors tailing behind it. It seemed to happen instantaneously and I could see it hovering a couple hundred feet above my house, moments later. I was astonished at the complexity and clarity of what I was looking at even though I was not able to look directly at it and notice it. The only way I can explain it was like seeing a previously unknown spectrum of light, if that makes any sense... This object appeared to have had waving, spaghetti-like strands in a double-helix pattern circling around it just before it zoomed off into a cloud. This cloud expanded at least 10-15 x its size as 5 or 6 light colored objects flew in. That was the end of my unexpected encounter with a UFO. Thank you for taking the time to read this, and if anyone else out there is... know that we are powerful beings of light . We need not give into fear and intimidation if we are to get through these challenging times . With the universal power of love anything! is possible. - Light. Love. May the best be with you all.