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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/8/2013 18:28 (Entered as : 02/08/13 18:28)
Reported: 2/8/2013 7:11:26 PM 19:11
Posted: 2/18/2013
Location: Lompoc, CA
Shape: Light
Duration: ~10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
very bright large object turning, slowing and climbing at high speed

I was standing outside facing northwest looking at the sky when I noticed a very bright object coming into my right lone of site. Thought it a aircraft at first, then maybe Jupiter. I could see jupiter above and behind me so this was not Jupiter. I then watched the object and saw itno navigation lights just big as Jupiter and much brighter. Object was moving slowly and I checked 2 make sure it was moving.

Object then appeared to make a sweeping left turn and then another back on prior course. Object then began 2 climb and as it climbed I could see other aircraft beneath it in the distance. I watched it till it disappeared. It was so bright I could see it out a very long way and guess it was visible for at least ten minutes. Visibility was clear with some clouds far to the north east.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date is approximate. PD))