|Occurred : 7/13/2003 09:00 (Entered as : 07/13/03 9:00)
Reported: 7/21/2003 11:38:53 AM 11:38
Location: Sacramento, CA
|The UFO was an unusually bright white light moving slowly in a north to southward direction.
At approximately 9:00 am Sunday morning on July 13th, 2003 while leaving a local store I noticed a very "bright white light" in the sky. It was already warming up that morning as we had been experiencing over 100º days, and there wasn't a cloud in the sky. The object caught my eye because of its intensity. I thought it odd that a light could be so bright during the daylight hours. As I pulled out to exit the store parking lot and get on the street I lost sight of the object momentarily as there was a building in the way. Once on the street and proceeding in a westward direction I again was able to see the object that appeared to be heading in a north to southard direction. The speed reminded me of a helicopter that is very common to the area whether they be a news helicopter of sheriff's traffic helicopter, i.e., it was moving slowly. I wouldn't guess the altitude, but it was lower then the commercial jets seen coming and going from the Sacramento Airport. Once seeing the object again when I entered the street I immediately pulled over to watch it. I watched it for under a minute and it just seemed to disappear. That is to say that light just "blinked off" and I couldn't see any craft in it's place. I couldn't discern any type of shape as it just seemed to be a "light in the sky." Being an investigator/researcher of anomalous aerial phenomenon since the 70's, I pay a good deal of attention to what flies overhead. Although, I can't say what the object was, I can say with certainty it wasn't a plane or a helicopter. During the event the object/light never changed colors.