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Occurred : 3/1/2000 17:00 (Entered as : 3/1/00 17:00 pm)
Reported: 3/1/2000 02:30
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Fountain Valley, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:3 min
Bright star all of a sudden disappeared like it had never been there at all.

Driving home from work, exited 405 frwy & headed north down Harbor Blvd, then made a left (west) turn onto South Coast St. As I drove I noticed a very bright star which I thought nothing of, and a couple of airplanes. This is VERY close to John Wayne Airport, and anybody who lives in the area gets used to seeing planes all the time. Nothing unusual. As I drove, I could still see the star in my perepheral vision easily, and I was startled when the start star started moving slowly. My first reaction was concern that the airplane was going in that same direction, so I looked back up and realized there is no way traffic control would allow two planes to fly so close together, heading toward eachother. At that point I had to concentrate on driving, because that road has a very sharp turn to the left--almost a 90 degree angle, which I had to make. After I turned, (going north)the only way to still see these was to take my eyes off of the road in front of me, and look left out of my window. Fortunately, I was the oonly car on the road at that time. After about the 2nd glance the bright star disappeared in front of my eyes. Unbelievable. I tried telling myself every logical explanation. I thought, well it wasnt a metallic disk, so it wasnt a spaceship. I am really curious if anyone else will or has reported this too. I still have chills. By the way,I am a college student and have a full time job, and am absolutely normal, and very sane.