posted on Aug, 2 2011 @ 01:55 AM
Since discovering ATS, I have paid more and more attention to the night skies. As everybody knows, there is a relentless high pressure system over my
area of Texas which makes life almost unbearable save one aspect, stargazing.
Now, over the last couple of months, I have gazed into the night sky. I watch the usual falling stars, satellites, virtually anything that can be
viewed moving with the naked eye. It passes the time.
I have come across one thing during my nightwatch that baffles me, unidentified aircraft. I've watched close to try and gleen a pattern, but to no
avail. I will attempt to describe the craft as best I can, but I always see them at night.
The first time I saw this craft, there were two large escorts with it. The escorts are as follows, large, low-flying craft with one red and one blue
light on each wing-tip. They seem to fly unusually slow. The red and blue lights seem to fade in and out like radio tower lights, no visible
strobes. The three times that I have seen them, there is no noticable sound. I can't tell if they are jets or planes.
The craft in question, which these much larger craft are escorting is very very small, no strobes, no lights, just almost ambient lighting, which I
suspect is the floodlights on the wings of the escort craft. One of the escorts is always in extremely close proximity. So close in fact that when
directly overhead, it is difficult to distinguish one from the other, and in all three instances, it appeared to be one large strange looking craft
with an orangish, glowing trapezoidal frontal nose section.
I see these between 9:45pm and 10:00pm, always flying from north to south, but not daily. Two instances have been on a Thursday, once (tonight) on a
My questions to ATS on this are...
Is this an escorted drone?
Has anybody else seen these?
Is this a border security deal?
Does anybody have any suggestions on what type of camera I could use to capture these night-time images?
I know the rules, pics and documentation or it didn't happen, and I accept that. I would just like some insight on the best way to bring this to
Much thanks in advance.