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    Question giant bright blue light above cloud cover at night



    I saw a giant, (bigger than all of San Francisco), blue light above the thick cloud cover while looking up through a hole in the in it at around 4am, 7-8 years ago. I was riding passenger on the back of a motorcycle across the 2nd half of the Bay Bridge going east. There was a dense, but not too thick cloud cover above the city, and it was completely blocking out all he orange city night lights. The cloud cover itself was intensely orange, absorbing all the city light. I looked up at a small hole in the cloud cover, it was interesting to see all the clear bright twinkling stars through it. I had never been able to see so many stars in the night sky over San Francisco before. I noticed the dense cloud cover appeared to be only a few meters thick. It was an odd sight. The hole I was looking through opened up to the east as far as the horizon, (past the Berkeley hills), and was completely clear night sky! Then all of a sudden there was a large blue light above the cloud cover, (above all of San Francisco), in the clear dark sky. It seemed to charge up to enormous size with fluctuations, it was see-through, electrical like. Then it appeared to shrink down to the size of a bright planet, still blue and condensed, not see-through anymore, and then take off at near to light speed toward the horizon in the east. The trajectory was completely straight and resembled a solid blue laser beam, however, it stopped just past the small mountain range before it would have completely gone out of the atmosphere. My x-boyfriend saw it too, much to my relief! I couldn't wait to get to Vallejo and pull off my helmet and shout, "did you see it too?!" This whole event took about 2-3 seconds. It was awesome, but has left me wondering, to this day, what it could have been. You had to be looking up at 4am in that same spot to see it, so I feel like no one else, but us, saw it. This event seemed like something, that charged up and then took off. I feel like it was nothing humans on earth could have created, or maybe it was something we have for some reason. Would greatly appreciate any ideas, or similar experiences to be told. Thanks!

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    Default Re: bright blue light

    I guess I can't see your reply? I need to post 5 posts?

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    Default Re: bright blue light

    so, geeeze, I don't get this site.

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    Default Re: bright blue light

    I believe that was his post.

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    Default Re: bright blue light

    hyper giant? is that all the information you are responding with?

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    Default Re: giant bright blue light above cloud cover at night

    youlovethekathy,

    Your duplicate posts have been removed. Please do not 'spam' the forum to get your post count up.
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    Default Re: giant bright blue light above cloud cover at night

    FWIW, I really do not know what that was. And I really doubt that anyone who was not there would be able to hazard a good guess for you.

    It may need to remain a puzzle.

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    Default Re: giant bright blue light above cloud cover at night

    Could have been a blue laser. Someone may have been shining a laser at the small hole in the clouds.

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    Default Re: bright blue light

    Quote Originally Posted by youlovethekathy View Post
    so, geeeze, I don't get this site.
    Hi Kathy (I assume), AF is a forum for amateur astronomy and amateur astronomers. You are seeking responses about unexplained phenomena. That's not to be found here.

    May I suggest you google "unexplained phenomena forums"? You will likely find what you are seeking...

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