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Sighting Report
Occurred : 12/28/2000 18:20 (Entered as : 12/28/00 1820)
Reported: 12/30/2000 12:41
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Carson, CA
Shape: Disk
Duration:20-30 seconds
Red disc shaped object over Los Angeles

At approximately 1620 hrs I was on my way to the store and had made a right hand turn onto 213th St. (In a west direction) when I noticed a bright red light, visible through the windshield of my car. It appeared to be disc or perfectly round in shape and was sharply defined. Not like the shimmering of a star. It was located between the rear view mirror and the top of the windshield. (See my graphic UFO_1st_sight.jpg) It was at an angle of about 45-50 degrees above the horizon and about 10 degrees to the right of my westerly heading. It caught my attention because it was not the usuall red color I have seen on aircraft or helicopters (I live not far from the sheriff station and helicopters are based there and usually fly over my house. I am also familar with aircraft navigational lights). The color appeared as a bright crimson red and about the size of the largest star. However it DID NOT have a glow to it. There were no other lights visible such as associated navigational light nor was an object visible which might have been seen from reflected light off the object. As I continued west I had to move up closer to the winshield and peer up as the object seemed to be moving in an easterly direction.(See graphic UFO_5-6secPlus.jpg). When it was about overhead it dissappeared. However the way it dissappeared was unusal. It DID NOT JUST BLINK OUT but appeared to move up and away so fast the it was like a dissappearing cone. (See graphic UFO_15-20secPlus.jpg). I stopped in a dark parking lot to see if there were any further traces of it but observed none. I have tried to create an animated graphic of the final observation but have been unable to do so yet. I have not been able to get the right color that the object appeared.

((NUFORC Note: We will post illustration at a future date. PD))