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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/28/2012 20:15 (Entered as : 09/28/12 20:15)
Reported: 9/29/2012 8:24:58 PM 20:24
Posted: 10/30/2012
Location: Irvine, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration: 5 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object
Hi speed orange ball, not meteor.

Peter, Just heard you on C2C with George.

Approximately 2 hours ago i saw a bright orange ball and streak moving at a very high speed in Orange County CA.

I was traveling South on Laguna Canyon Road which runs in a general north south direction. The orange streak was moving close to my direction, about SSE, perhaps 190 to 200 degrees on the compass.

It was notable for several reasons. It was moving extremely fast. It was almost a pumpkin orange, not at all like the burst of light from a meteor.

Appeared to be low, maybe several hundred yards above me, although this is my best guess, have no way to quantify that altitude.