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Lights Over Nogales

From: Chaz Stuart <daydisk2.nul>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 19:21:24 GMT
Archived: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 14:36:20 -0500
Subject: Lights Over Nogales

Source: Nogales International, Santa Cruz, AizonaZ, USA


Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Lights Over Nogales?
By William Wilczewski

In the last couple of weeks, strange lights have been seen in
Santa Cruz County's nighttime sky.

An anonymous caller first contacted the Nogales International
Nov. 8 about a sighting the night before. The caller said he and
"a bunch" of others in Wal-Mart's parking lot were awestruck by
the yellowish-orange lights they observed.

Horne Ford employee Adan Nido was so awestruck that he invited
15 to 20 friends and co-workers, including Carlos Silva and Tony
Griffin, to his Rio Rico house Nov. 15, for a sighting carne

"People think you're crazy at first but after they see them,
they change their mind," Nido said, adding that this wasn't the
first time he's seen the strange phenomenon.

"I started seeing them last year at the same time of year," he
said. "And it always seems to be between 8 and 9 at night."

That is when all known accounts of the local mysterious lights
have taken place.

According to Larry Tiffin, manager of the Nogales International
Airport, though, the lights may not be such a mystery.

Tiffin said he received a bulletin from the Federal Aviation
Authority a couple of weeks ago. It advised him that fighter
planes from Fort Huachuca would be doing nighttime maneuvers in
the restricted air space (military operations area) between
their base and Yuma over the next 30 days.

Nido doesn't quite buy that explanation.

"It's something I can't explain, though," he said, "but it's not
maneuvers. It's not a plane. It's something out of this place.
Those things are not from here. I'm not sure it's aliens, but
it's not from here ... unless the government is designing
something new."

But the government and military are always a possibility.

That was the official explanation for the "Phoenix Lights"
incident, an optical phenomena that took place in the sky over
Arizona and Nevada, and the Mexican state of Sonora on March 13,

According to Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia: "Lights of
varying descriptions were seen by thousands of people between
7:30 and 10:30 p.m., in a space of about 300 miles from the
Nevada line, through Phoenix, to the edge of Tucson. There were
two distinct events involved in the incident: a triangular
formation (which has not been noted in the Nogales sightings) of
lights seen to pass over the state, and a series of stationary
lights seen in the Phoenix area.

"Although the United States Air Force identified the second
group of lights as flares dropped by A-10 Warthog aircraft which
were on training exercises at the Barry Goldwater Range at Luke
Air Force Base, some who observed the event believe differently.
Notable among those who thought they had observed alien aircraft
is Arizona governor at the time of the incident, Fife Symington,
and many other high ranking military, aviation and government

All reports of the Nogales Lights seem to be in a straight
horizontal line except for Griffin's. The Horne Ford owner said
they took a "curved shape ... like the outside edge of a flying
saucer" and "moved very erratically at high rates of speed."

Griffin, however, wasn't exactly saying that what he saw was a
Martian spacecraft, but "the hair stood up on the back of my
neck," he said. "No matter what it was, it was pretty cool."

What puzzles him most about the lights is that "there are so
many in such a small section of the sky," he said. "That's why I
have a hard time believing they are conventional aircraft."

Silva counted seven of the lights that Griffin spoke about at
one time on Nov. 15.

"I saw seven bursts of light," he said. "I don't know what it
was ... but it wasn't a plane or a helicopter"

"I wonder why nobody talks about it more," Nido added. "It's
something really different."

Most accounts describe the lights as white and yellowish-orange
that flash and reappear in a different spot of the sky.

Very small and quicker flashes of white "star-like" sparks have
also been noted before and after the bigger, yellowish-orange

Interestingly, Nido even mentioned seeing standard aircraft
"observing" the lights from a distance on at least one occasion.

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