|Occurred : 9/27/2016 01:42 (Entered as : 09/27/16 01:42)
Reported: 9/27/2016 10:50:11 AM 10:50
Location: Roseville, CA
|3-15 lights with iridescent (rainbow-colored) tails coiling and whipping from glowing center into 'symbol' like shapes.
I went to the bathroom in the middle of the night, then went back to bed. I was facing the bedroom window (westward pointing). I saw a really bright twinkling light in the sky but, I knew it wasn't a planet. It twinkle so wildly it gave the illusion of moving but, not across a trajectory. I saw and photographed something like this before JAN 2014:
So I ran downstairs and grabbed my camera gear an proceeded to take photos.
I took these shots early this morning 1:42-1:54am 09-27-16, facing west approximately 25-30 degrees from horizon line:
If you click on the link there are a series of images I took. The strange thing is that there were 3 of these 'light/plasma anomalies" in the sky last night. And they seemed to be synchronized with each other! All images taken using standard astro photography protocol & settings to prevent any movement of the camera : -tripod -trigger release -lens on eyepiece closed off -settings: iso 1600 - 6" - f2.8 I've also reported this incident to Linda Moulton Howe. Apparently, others have actually seen the same thing in 2008 & 2010. My original sighting was in Jan 2014 and now, here again, in Sep 2016.
What are these?! And, why are there multiples now? I be be happy to provide the original camera raw files if needed.