Location: Lakewood, CA, USA
Duration: 2-3 minutes
No of observers: 1
Reported: 2011-02-11 14:06:36 Pacific
Posted: 2011-02-18 00:00:00
Characteristics: Aircraft nearby
Circular UFO sighted above Lakewood/Cypress area
I was laying out in my backyard when I turned my attention to the sky (to the north), after noticing a flock of birds in the sky. While looking up at the birds, I noticed a small circular shaped object (like a ball or an orb) VERY high in the sky moving in a southward direction. It seemed to be moving much faster than an airplane and was higher in the sky than I have ever seen an object before. It seemed to either be lit up on it's own, but was also reflecting off of the sun (as if it were made of metal or a shiny material). It was hard to tell if it emitted light itself or not, but it was definitely reflecting the sunlight as it seemed to reflect the sunlight periodically as it moved.
I continued to follow it for a couple of minutes until I could no longer see it. I noticed several minutes later an airplane flying in approximately the same location where I last noticed the UFO. The airplane was flying very high and at a high rate of speed, leaving an entrail ((sic. Contrail)) behind it. I know this was not a commercial airplane.
Not sure if that was related or not, but thought I would mention it.
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