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Occurred : 11/11/2002 20:08 (Entered as : 11/11/02 20:08)
Reported: 11/13/2002 2:56:18 PM 14:56
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: San Jose, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:1 minute
Orange star like object observed in nighttime San Jose sky

My friend and I were just leaving the post office at Camden and Ross Aves. in my pickup when I saw an orange star like object moving slowly beneath the moon. I asked my friend, "Do you see that?" He replied, "Yes!". I stopped the truck in the parking lot and we both quickly got out for a better look. It was an orange, flame colored, star like object that was moving slowly east. Slower than a plane, it all of a sudden seemed to just disappear - maybe possibly into the nighttime clouds or haze behind it, and then I briefly saw it dimly flare again, and then it seemed to be totally gone.

We observed other, more traditional aircraft in the sky over the next few minutes and none of the operating beacons or landing lights had this same strange orange color that the object we first observed did.