|Occurred : 10/15/2016 13:30 (Entered as : 10/15/16 13:30)
Reported: 10/16/2016 12:26:05 PM 12:26
Location: Valle Vista, CA
|5 disks in V formation
On October 15, 2016, about 1330 PDT, I was doing yard work in the front yard when I stopped to watch a helicopter fly low overhead to the east. While watching the helicopter, I caught sight of a group of objects much higher and further away in the sky. They appeared as 5 off white oval or disk shaped objects flying in a V pattern coming towards me from the NE. As I watched, the objects shifted position, from a close V formation, then more space between them, a straight line with objects abreast, a diagonal line with one object in the lead, then a random group while they went back to a V formation. The sun was to my back and almost directly overhead, when the objects were almost overhead, it became more difficult to see them, only a small part of the leading edge was illuminated by the sun, the underside disappeared as it blended in with the hazy blue sky, finally disappearing as they passed close to the sun.
It is my opinion the objects were solid and being illuminated by the sun on their upper surface.
No noise that could be attributed to the objects was heard. Other aircraft were in the sky at the time, both civil and commercial. The weather was clear of clouds, but there was haze or smoke in the sky. I am a retired law enforcement officer, over 30 years experience. My hobby is aircraft spotting, these did not resemble any known aircraft.