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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/4/2005 21:00 (Entered as : 09/04/2005 21:00)
Reported: 9/17/2005 11:16:11 AM 11:16
Posted: 10/11/2005
Location: Redwood City, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration: 15 minutes
Characteristics: The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object
A flashing ,stretching light in the south west sky in redwood city

I live in Redwood city ca. I often go out at night and sit on the hammock in my backyard and look up at the sky. I see lots of planes and shooting starz. but on three seperate occasions over a one month period. I saw somthing I cannot explain.

The first one was like a flash of light out of the corner of my eye to the south west muontains like someone took a picture in the sky. like a bright strobe light flash. I looked in the direction of the flash and did not see any thing again so I did not think too much about it.

The following week in the same general area I saw a bright flash again. This time I staired in the loction for about 45sec and it flashed agian. I watched this for about 15min. about every 45sec to aminute or more it would flash this vary bright strobe. it was in the same location each time I lined up the flash area with the corner roof of my house and this object was in the same spot each time. The flashes were inconsistant and vary far apart not like an airplain flashes its light when flying over. I went in and told my wife to come and take a look at this. when she came out I told her to look in the area I was seeing this light at and about 1min later it flashed again.


The next time it flashed it was like the light stretched like someone took a rubber band and stretched it and then let go of one end. It was like it move so fast then stoped and the tail of the light cought up to it. This happened in in the blink of an eye. It did this one more time a few seconds later leaving a green, blue and yellowish haze in the sky. after that i never saw anything agian. afew days later I saw and wathed the same flash in the sky a little more to the south the the fist two lights. Agian it would flash in an incosistant time interval. This time the last flash was very bright had the shape of a cresant moon. Then nothing. Has anyone els in the SF Bay area seen anything like this?