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Occurred : 1/8/2005 20:10 (Entered as : 01/08/2005 20:10)
Reported: 1/8/2005 10:02:29 PM 22:02
Posted: 1/11/2005
Location: Castro Valley, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:2 Minutes
Fast moving bright Light leaves contrail

My son and I were driving home from Walgreens Store, when we both saw a light in the sky appear. The light swooped down, leaving behind it a bright contrail, that quickly disappeared. As the light approached us, we saw that it's movement was erratic. It moved in a zig zag pattern, left to right. The light then accelerated and went straight up, leaving another misty-fog like contrail behind it. It never made a sound. My son had jumped out of the car when we first noticed it, as I had stopped the car to watch this event. The object must have been about a mile away.

I have seen other strange objects over the years, and have even reported some sightings on this sight, but this is probably the most significant event I have witnessed to date. the movement, the contrail, the acceleration. All of these were mind blowing.