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Occurred : 10/19/2017 20:20 (Entered as : 10/19/2017 20:20)
Reported: 10/19/2017 9:29:35 PM 21:29
Posted: 11/3/2017
Location: Poway, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:30-45 seconds
Jets chase a ball of yellow-white light.

So, I decided to take my dog outside to let her do her business, and I heard a jet coming in overhead, so I looked up as I usually do when that happens, and I found the jet and followed it for a couple seconds to see if I could see the jet without its lights blinking. It never occurred to me at the moment that fighter jets don't usually have all their lights off, save for a singular blinking red light.

Then seemingly out of nowhere, right next to it, I saw a yellowish ball of light appear for around four seconds, flying adjacent to the jet, and then it disappeared. I kept watching the jet to see if the light would reappear, and then the ball of light came back for the same duration as before and disappeared again, then it came back again for a total of three times...

It didn't look like any man-made aircraft I had ever seen before, and it did not make a sound like two jets do when flying in unison. It didn't have any blinking lights on it when the large yellowish-white ball of light would fade out. It wasn't very bright and didn't give off a lot of light, but it was clearly visible, and bigger than the jet and a little faster than the jet itself. It seemed as though jet was chasing it.

Two more fighter jets appeared no more than five minutes after the sighting heading in the same direction. At the time of writing this, I heard another jet outside and went to look at it and low and behold, it was flying in the same direction as the other jets and the object. I live relatively near an airbase here in San Diego so the response time of these jets is very fast.

My dog did not react to this sighting, as far as I could tell, because my eyes were glued to the sky.