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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 3/22/2022 19:32 (Entered as : 03/22/2022 7:32 PM)
Reported: 7/15/2022 3:45:09 PM 15:45
Posted: 9/9/2022
Location: San Juan Capistrano, CA
Shape: Light
Duration: 35 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, There were electrical or magnetic effects
Bright, spherical light observed in person and short video recording

My father and I saw the object in the sky while dropping off mail at the post office. The object was spectacularly bright in person. I used Sky Guide to see if it matched with any stars in the sky and it did not appear to match anything. I believe Sirius is the star visible at the beginning of the recording and the UAP is significantly brighter. I also used WolframAlpha and an air traffic app to check for any flights that would be visible overhead and none matched what we saw.

We witnessed a single anomaly in the night sky. It appeared spherical and would best be described as a ball of light. It was so bright that it reminded me of the magnesium fire starter I used when I would go camping. It was not accompanied by any identifying sound.

I recorded the object from the north end of the USPS parking lot while facing south (approximate (DMS) 33 29 35 N 117 39 55 W). I used my iPhone 12 Pro Max for the recording. The object was visible at the 0.5x, 1.0x, and 2.5x zoom levels available. The recording is short at just 35 seconds. Dad wanted to get home so that we could get a good nights rest for work the next day. At the end of the recording the object appears to move upward.

The luminosity of the object witnessed was so bright and the size was so much larger than the stars visible that it stood out as an anomaly.

The apparent sudden movement upwards at the end of the recording is also difficult to explain if it is not the result of high zoom and unsteady camera work.

We saw it on the drive over and it was still visible as we drove away. I am reporting the duration as 35 seconds because that is the duration of my recording. My best guess to how long we were able to witness the anomaly is 3-5 minutes. It became obscured by the vehicle frame and surrounding structures as we drove away.

On July 6,2022 at 2:57 PM a cop worker and I witnessed the computer at the station next to mine wake up its screen without anyone touching it and then begin to glitch. It looked more organized than any glitch I have ever seen. It reminded me of a spectrum analyzer display. I will include this footage with the hope you have a more mundane explanation for what caused the monitor (which was not in use though was not plugged in) to exhibit such behaviors. I am sharing this without sound because my go worker got a call and introduced himself.