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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/1/2010 21:05 (Entered as : 05/01/2010 21:05)
Reported: 5/3/2010 6:54:36 PM 18:54
Posted: 5/12/2010
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration: 2 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
six orange lights fly over Santa Cruz, CA

At approximately 9:05 PM on Saturday, May 1st 2010, at my home (of twelve years) located on 38th Ave. in Santa Cruz, CA. United States I observed the following; I was sitting on the couch in the living room when I heard my wife yelling’ “babe you gotta see this”, I ran to the side porch and observed two large orange lights that seemed to be floating upwards. My view was obstructed by a tree in my side yard so I ran with my wife to the street where I observed a total of six (6) round, bright orange lights that seemed to be at a very low altitude coming from the North and gaining altitude slowly as they headed south.

They seemed to follow each other in more of a floating manner like a balloon, than that of a helicopter or other aircraft. The objects made no sound. I do not believe these objects were balloons because of their size which on a pretty clear night seamed huge. From my perspective they appeared to be about a half a mile away at their closest (about a minute after we first spotted them). And again, (from my perspective) they appeared to be the size of a bus or larger only round and bright orange. I called my daughter and her boyfriend outside with her phone to try and get video but was unable, they also saw the object’s towards the end of the incident.

From beginning to end, we probably only observed the object’s for maybe two minutes, but I will never forget those two minutes. As the objects floated upwards they disappeared into high clouds, we also observed some type of aircraft flying towards the object’s as they disappeared.

A passer by walked up and said, “Did you just see that, what was it!” we all went inside and expected to see “the lights”, all over the news and internet, but can’t find anything?? Still looking!