Spooky Sights Spied In Sky

Many Californians and even some Nevadans reported seeing strange lights in the sky last night. Some called Vandenberg to ask if they’d set off anything particularly fun last night – frequently they launch things that leave rainbow trails in the sky at sunset and generally creep out those who don’t get word of the base’s plan in advance.

They say they know nothing and were testing nothing last night.

Anyone see these? They look plane-shaped from these photos, but light and film (or just lenses and pixels) can be tricky. Here’s a photo from the Chron:


Oh – and by the way – here’s a story that is even creepier, though not SF related, it should get you in the mood for Halloween weekend.

1 Comment so far

  1. cd (unregistered) on October 28th, 2005 @ 12:20 am

    Planets? They’re just planets? Where’s the fun in that?


    Or are they?

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