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Occurred : 8/11/2020 22:00 (Entered as : 08/11/20 22:00)
Reported: 8/24/2020 9:37:25 PM 21:37
Posted: 8/27/2020
Location: Anza Borrego, CA
Shape: Light
Duration: 1 hour
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
2 White Orbs Chasing Aircraft Over Anza Borrego Desert

We were out in the Anza Borrego Desert near Slot Canyon watching the Perseid Meteor shower.

At approximately 22:00, we noticed what appeared to be an aircraft with a red navigation light traveling in a SW direction at approximately 5,000ft altitude. No noise was heard. Shortly after, 2 white/gold (white Christmas light color), orb-like objects appeared to be flying alongside the "aircraft"/red light. The orb lights then appeared to chase each other in a circular motion around the red light/"aircraft" and also "danced" back and forth between the front and rear of the red light. At times, the white lights would turn off and appear in a different location.

We continued to observe the group of lights traveling in a SW direction as they traveled farther away and higher in altitude. The white orbs were still "dancing" around the red object and chasing each other in completely random zig zag and swirl patterns as far as we could see. Another odd observance was that the lights continued to travel on the same trajectory and never came back down towards the horizon. The lights continued to be visible at a great distance until they finally disappeared approximately 1 hour after first sighting.

There were 3 witnesses to this event and none of us had ever seen anything like this before. Photos and videos were taken, however the lights aren't really visible. I also recorded our GPS coordinates, heading indicator, date and timestamps.

After searching online, it appears we witnessed a "Foo-Fighter" sighting - almost exactly like the ones seen here: https://www.ufosightingsdaily.com/2017/03/two-foo-fighters-following-plane-over.html