Occurred: 1974-05-15 12:00 Local - Approximate
Reported: 2020-08-22 15:17 Pacific
Duration: 3 minutes
No of observers: 4

Location: San Jose, CA, USA

Shape: Circle
Characteristics: Aura or haze around object, Left a trail

First Encounter: I was 14 years old or so.

Riding my bike home from a store and my brother 13, was with me on his bike. A semi-busy street, mostly sunny day, some broken high clouds, bright sky, about 12 noon.

I noticed two boys directly across the street from us going the opposite direction on their bikes.

One of those two boys had stopped and was pointing straight up into the sky. I was intrigued so I stopped my bike to look up. My brother asked me, "what are you doing?" I said "look!" I was looking at a round metalic object about 10,000+ feet straight up. It was rotating in a curricular motion. It had a white "bubble" on the middle bottom. It was not moving other than the circular rotating. The object seemed blurry possibly due to it's distance and/or a heat source emitting from the object.

My brother said "what is that!" And I immediately responded, "a UFO!" Suddenly, as if the object realized it could be seen, it went left and right at an extreme speed and then it went higher very quickly in a bit of a spiral motion as it did leave a chemtrail until it reached a certain altitude and then it went poof! Disappeared. No sound was heard.

Both sets of bike riders went their separate ways.

I have always wondered what made that boy notice it before I did.

See my Close Encounter Second Encounter report years later.

Posted 2020-08-27

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