|Occurred : 12/31/2013 23:55 (Entered as : 12/31/2013 23:55)
Reported: 1/1/2014 12:38:52 AM 00:38
Location: San Francisco, CA
|A group of tiny fiery red star-sized lights.
I go on nightly walks to look at stars from the top of the hill I live near. Tonight as I was admiring the clear night and getting ready for NYE cheers echoing the city, I noticed there were 3-4 of these tiny little fireballs that looked the same size as most stars and especially similar in color to the planet Mars but a brighter lumens than the planet. Their color was flaming and flickering, whilst they glided in a diagonal-like ascension. One by one they were out of sight, gliding slowly until they disappeared. It was hard to see how far they were from me, but they looked like they were quite far up in the sky, thus their size was so tiny. I've never seen anything like them before, and I assume there could have been more before I got to that viewpoint and started my gazing...I skygaze at the night sky quite a bit, and have never seen anything like these before. It made me feel both calm and curious, I didn't feel a threat just a sort of inner peace and surreal amazement.
Our elevation in San Francisco is at sea level, so not sure what these may have looked like from higher altitudes.