|Occurred : 8/22/2004 18:10 (Entered as : 08/22/2004 18:10)
Reported: 8/22/2004 7:16:37 PM 19:16
Location: Rocklin, CA
|Round Reflective Object Veiwed in Rocklin, CA at Approx. 6:10pm on August 22
On Sunday August 22 at approximately 6:10pm, 3 others and myself were sitting outside on my balcony. I was sitting facing northeast and as always, I searched the skies for anomalies. I noticed an object at approximately 60 degrees above the horizon. The object appeared to be circular and reflective. As I was watching the object, I was trying to figure out if it was a balloon or perhaps a star. I pointed the object out to the 3 other people I was with (we all adults late 30’s to early 40’s) and 2 out of the 3 others were able to see it. As I was watching this object for a 4-5 minute period, I also noticed another fainter object the right at about 30 degrees higher.
The 2 others and myself were discussing what might this be (alternating looking at each other and back at the object) when out of my left peripheral vision I saw a reflective object move by at an accelerated speed. When I looked up to where I originally saw the object, the object was gone, as well as the fainter object. I am not sure if what I saw was the object itself moving swiftly by, or if it was something else like a translucent insect reflecting the sun light high up in the sky (I didn’t get a good feel on the actual altitude)? I am just wondering if anyone else saw this object and I will keep checking back to see if anyone else reports anything.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. PD))