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Occurred : 2/24/2002 19:30 (Entered as : 02-24-02 7:30pm)
Reported: 2/25/2002 4:05:28 PM 16:05
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Pacific Palasades, CA
Shape: Rectangle
Duration:45 seconds
The object flosted across the sky, barely lit from the light of the moon. Then it changed directions.. Was it a bird? Was it a plane?

Around 7:30pm I was talking with a friend in his back yard. He lives near Sunset and Marquez in Pacific Palisades. It was a clear night, the moon was very bright. As we were talking I looked up, and at first thought I was seeing a comet, but then I realized it was traveling much to slow. It was too big to be a satellite? So I told my friend, and he looked up and saw it to. "It" looked very large, it was in a rectangular shape, and it was either just in or above the atmosphere. The moon lit, it was barely illuminated. It coasted across the sky, then suddenly slowed down and changed direction. It then spread off out of site.

It was pretty amazing! My friend and I were in disbelief of what we saw. I have seen satellites before, and I have seen pretty high up planes. This was definitely neither.