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Occurred : 3/16/2011 15:20 (Entered as : 03/16/11 15:20)
Reported: 3/20/2011 7:14:33 PM 19:14
Posted: 3/23/2011
Location: Downey, CA
Shape: Disk
Duration:1 minute (approx)
Bright, discoid or shallow cone-shaped object in full daylight.

While out taking a walk during the afternoon break at work, I noticed this bright, metallic-looking object moving across the northern sky at a leisurely pace, perhaps a third way of the way up from horizon to zenith. At first I thought it was a helicopter, but as I kept watching I realized its profile was too round and solid.

The sighting lasted the greater part of a minute as it crossed my field of vision from left to right.

Too late, I decided to photograph it and snapped 3 shots with my pocket camera. In the last photo the object presents a different profile and is seen juxtaposed above an airliner. It disappeared from view moments thereafter.