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Occurred : 8/3/2003 23:00 (Entered as : 08/03/2003 11:00pm)
Reported: 8/4/2003 8:37:31 PM 20:37
Posted: 8/28/2003
Location: Long Beach, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:30 minutes
a large yellowish light appeared a couple thousand ft up to the south east of my home in long beach, ca.

at near 11:00pm my sister noticed a bright yellowish light to the south east of my home in long beach, ca.it looked as if it were 2-3 miles away about a couple thousand feet up. it had no definable shape. after watching it for about 5 mins. it traveled straight up a couple thousand feet in about 5sec. i watched it for another 10 mins., it moved up again about 600ft. my sister saw it start traveling backwards.