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Occurred : 9/1/2003 04:30 (Entered as : 09/01/03 04:30)
Reported: 9/1/2003 12:15:18 PM 12:15
Posted: 9/4/2003
Location: Van Nuys, CA
Shape: Circle
Red light SW sky L.A. CA -might be Mars but...

OK, first I am not sure it was a craft. I was up and looking at the night sky, when I saw a red light, bigger than a star, but not much. Color was fairly rich, drawing my attention. I thought it was mars and tried to photograph with digital cam-photos show tiny blurry red shape-cam not best for astro-photography. Thought nothing of it til I heard on CNN about other people seeing same light.Light did not move or blink-acted like planet/star, so thats probably what it was.