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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 4/13/2008 22:30 (Entered as : 04/13/08 22:30)
Reported: 5/20/2008 12:21:18 PM 12:21
Posted: 6/12/2008
Location: Desert Hot Springs, CA
Shape: Light
Duration: 30 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
A Bright Ball of Light Seen Ascending in the Night Sky Near Joshua Tree Natl. Park .

A large ball of bright white light was at least 60000 feet in the air. The ball of light was brighter than any object in the sky.

The object had no trail and was traveling in a Southern direction, but seen in the easterly sky. The object was ascending in the atmosphere, and then dimmed as it gained speed and vanished.

Observers were a college graduate (Master's degree) and skilled a construction worker.