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Occurred : 5/12/2013 14:25 (Entered as : 05/12/2013 14:25)
Reported: 5/12/2013 7:42:10 PM 19:42
Posted: 5/15/2013
Location: San Francisco, CA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:10 seconds
Two spheres seen near Sutro Tower-Twin Peaks in San Francisco, CA

Time & Date: Sunday May 12, 2013, San Francisco, CA approx. 2:25pm Pacific Time Weather: Clear, partly sunny, windy, approx 65 degrees F.

Duration of sighting: less than 10 seconds Angle of elevation of sighting: approx. 20 degrees I was walking westbound on 17th Street in San Francisco, CA approaching the intersection of Castro Street & 17th Street. I looked up at the large, 300 meter high- communications tower (Sutro Tower) on the hilltop approx. 1.5 miles away from my viewing position and noticed slightly to the north of the tower two spheres.

The spheres appeared to be light matte gray in color. They were both the same size. No lights, no glowing, no reflection, no shininess. They did appear to be spinning rapidly, one above the other, very close together. I would estimate their size to be approx. 25 feet. The spheres changed position, revolving quickly around the other one to switch position. The spheres then pulled away from each other (right-to-left) and then quickly moved back together and merged abruptly into one another, became one unified sphere, but still the same 25 foot diameter. As soon as they unified, they instantly disappeared or rather dematerialized. No smoke, no light, no noise. Nothing. Just silently dematerialized.

I immediately checked my watch and it was 2:25pm. I looked around to see if any other bystanders had noticed. No one on the street at the time was looking up in that direction. I asked a street vendor if she noticed anything and she said she had not. I asked another gentleman standing near me (he was focusing on his phone at the time) if he saw or sensed anything and he said he did not.

The entire sighting took place in less than 10 seconds.