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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/22/2011 18:00 (Entered as : 11/22/11 18:00)
Reported: 11/29/2011 11:17:25 AM 11:17
Posted: 12/12/2011
Location: Novato, CA
Shape: Light
Duration: 35 seconds
Bright green ball of light falls through the clouds

As I was driving northbound on the HWY101 I entered an area between the cities of Novato CA. and Petaluma CA. This area is more open with pastures for dairy farming and there is also a garbage refuse center so there is no city or neighborhood in the area. It had just gotten dark as i was passing through the area so everyone had their headlights on, it had just rained earlier that day so the clouds in the sky were breaking up allowing for the night sky to be seen in fragments. Driving along i had a sudden urge to lean forward over the steering wheel and look up out into the sky, it was kind of one of those feelings that i just got, not to look for anything in particular but just to look at the sky. At just that moment i could see part of a cloud illuminate with a fluorescent green color and through a break in the clouds a bright ball of green light descended at quite a fast pace. It dropped maybe 500ft or so from the cloud cover which might have been a 1000ft! above. This green ball of light was traveling extremely fast toward the north and was only descending down to then sweep back up towards the clouds, before reaching the clouds it picked up speed, a lot of speed. It stayed below the clouds but began moving so fast that it disappeared before my eyes. The duration of the sighting may have only been about 30sec. but was indeed something I have never witnessed in my life. The object was a solid ball of light, its color was green and when it began picking up speed there was no trail behind it. It looked as though it had come through the clouds dipping for seconds before going so fast i could not see it anymore.