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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/24/2008 19:00 (Entered as : 08/24/08 19:00)
Reported: 8/24/2008 8:07:06 PM 20:07
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Shape: Changing
Duration: 7 minutes
orange light in sky in western sky

we were sitting on our porch and looking towards the west. my son asked me what that bright "thing" was in the sky. we speculated a possible reflection of the sun from an aircraft or a large star, but it did not move. I went in to to get the phone to call the local tv station to see if they knew what it was, they did not. my son came to get me and told me that it had move rapidly to the right then as we watched it seemed to begin moving upward or to the left and looked as thought it had a possible flame. we weren't sure what it was so looked online and found this sight looking for answers. we could not have been the only one's to see this.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))