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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/14/2002 18:22 (Entered as : 11/14/02 18:22)
Reported: 11/14/2002 9:40:19 PM 21:40
Posted: 11/16/2002
Location: Mariposa, CA
Shape: Oval
Duration: 10-20 seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object

At approximately 18:22, this writer was in the processing of walking on dirt pathway from main home to guest house in order to feed cat that lives in the guest house. Routine event of every evening was underway, when this writer made usual glance into above sky to determine weather conditions; (area is rurual). After walking a few feet, while looking into the sky, suddenly a white and yellow lit oval object came into view. It was approaching the NW sky from the NE area, at approximately 10,000 feet. The front of the oval was bright blue, shining like a mica type color would, in a reflective way. The object disappeared from sight as it made a gentle arc in the sky, but it did not disappear on the horizon level, but some distance above. The moon was almost full this evening, but paled in comparison to the brilliance of the unknown object. This writer quickly returned to the main home area in order to write down what had been seen, and then to obtain number for the reporting, and then to make the report, approximately 20 minutes after the event ended. This writer is a 62 year old licensed psychotherapist, a native of California, and has never witnessed any other event similar to the above described.

((NUFORC Note: We spoke at length with this witness, and we found her to be both credible, and exceptionally skilled as a witness. PD))