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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/30/2019 19:20 (Entered as : 08/30/19 19:20)
Reported: 8/30/2019 10:53:28 PM 22:53
Posted: 9/6/2019
Location: San Ramon, CA
Shape: Light
Duration: 4 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Bright Light Seen from Bay Area 7:20PM

At 7:20PM this evening my wife and I were sitting on a bench in out backyard. I was looking up at the southern sky about 35 degrees above the horizon and spotted a very small but very bright light source that quickly dimmed and brightened as it appeared to be stationary but rising rapidly. My thought at the time was that it was an irregularly shaped object reflecting the light of the setting sun, and the intensity of the light ranged from ‘out’ to very bright. At the same time, however, it appeared to be climbing rapidly.

After about a minute my wife was able to see it as well. Again, it was a deep orange color, varied greatly in brightness, was as small as a small star (like half the size of Sirius, but visible in daylight), and rising. I was able to see it in binoculars but only briefly. I would believe it was well above regular aircraft altitudes, and near the height of a satellite, but again stationary and climbing. No sound could be heard.

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