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Occurred : 9/15/1967 22:00 (Entered as : 09/15/67 22:00)
Reported: 9/27/1999 22:10
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration:7 SECONDS
ORANGE/RED CIRCLE OR SPHERE. APPROX. - 15% TO 20% LARGER THAN FULL MOON.

SMALL, INDIVIDUAL, RANDOMLY PULSATING "BUBBLES" OR "BURSTS" OF UNIFORM SIZE ON SURFACE. NUMBER OF BUBBLES APPROX. 30. OBJECT MAINTAINED STRAIGHT LINE PATH. VERY SLOW. SILENT. APPROXIMATE ANGLE FROM GROUND TO OBJECT - 55 DEGREES UPWARD. DIRECTION OF MOVEMENT NNE TO SSW. FIRST CAME INTO LINE OF SIGHT FROM BEHIND A LARGE, SYCAMORE TREE. WATCHED OBJECT FOR 3 SECONDS, ALERTED MY FRIEND WHO TURNED AND SAW OBJECT ALSO. I WATCHED OBJECT FOR 4 MORE SECONDS, THEN RAN INTO MY HOME TO GET MY FAMILY. BY THE TIME MY FAMILY CAME OUT (APPROX. 25 SECONDS LATER) THE OBJECT WAS GONE. MY FRIEND INDICATED THE OBJECT REMAINED IN THE SAME STRAIGHT LINE PATH AND PAST OVER A NEARBY HILL. THE HILL WAS APPROXIMATELY 1/4 MILE AWAY, WITH A HEIGHT OF ABOUT 600 FEET. NO VISIBLE TRAIL WAS LEFT. THE OBJECTS SILOUETTE WAS A PERFECT CIRCLE. IT MADE ABSOLUTELY NO SOUND. IF YOU WERE TO HOLD A QUARTER DOLLAR APPROX. 12 INCHES FROM YOUR FACE, AND CLOSE ONE EYE, YOU WOULD GET AN APPROXIMATION OF THE SIZE OF THE OBJECT THAT I SAW IN THE SKY. AS I WATCHED IT, IT COVERED APPROX. 15-20 DEGREES OF MOVEMENT IN APPROX. 7 SECONDS. ESTIMATING ITS SIZE IS DIFFICULT. HOWEVER, MY ESTIMATE WOULD BE ANYWHERE FROM AS SMALL AS 20 FEET IN DIAMETER AT APPROX. 250 FEET ALTITUDE TO 250 FEET DIAMETER AT AN ALTITUDE OF APPROX. 1/3 TO 1/2 MILE ALTITUDE. THERE WERE NO OTHER WITNESSES THAT I KNOW OF.