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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 8/19/2019 20:30 (Entered as : 08/19/2019 20:30)
Reported: 8/22/2019 9:54:30 PM 21:54
Location: Seaside, CA
Duration: 25 seconds
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
|High speed, high altitude star-like object.
We observed a very high speed, star-like object traveling in a south/west to north/west direction holding altitude. This particular direction is uncommon for commercial aircraft along the central coast of california. Miltary aircraft don't fly this particular direction at that altitude either. That includes fighter jets or larger. When they do fly higher, they leave trails with this object did not. We observe military aircraft with regularity in this area. This object had no navigation lights and made no sound. It appeared as a white to slightly orange color and except for its odd speed and altitude, looked similar to a star. We were able to determine its height to be between 'two and three times' the altitude of commercial aircraft traveling along the south to north route, (so-cal to the bay area), by using cloud layers and other aircraft at the time of sighting, (appox 30,000-40,000 feet as I often watch them on the flightradar app),. There were more than one commercial aircraft on the evening of sighting flying along the usual route. The sky was extremely clear in places and commercial aircraft could be heard and navigation lights clearly seen on all aircraft. We counted off the seconds and estimated the speed to be appox ten times that of commercial aircraft seen? It held a straight line until out of sight - approx half the observable sky, in 10-15 secs. Four family members observed it.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))