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Occurred : 1/16/2003 14:00 (Entered as : 01/16/03 14:00)
Reported: 1/16/2003 5:53:25 PM 17:53
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Simi Valley, CA
Shape: Cylinder
Duration:7-10 minutes
Extremely bright object moving very slowly at a extremely high altitude

I was on break at work outside and I looked up and noticed a very bright object extremely high in the air. My initial thought was it was a satellite. After a few minutes of studying the object I realized it was not a satellite or it would of passed already. The object did not go in a straight line either. A gathering appeared and one theory is it was a weather ballon, I am hoping your sight would be able to confirm if a weather ballon was in the area. The reason I do not think it was a weather ballon is it changed directions. Due to the height of the object it was to hard to give an exact description.