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Occurred : 12/30/2004 06:00 (Entered as : 12/30/2004 06:00)
Reported: 12/30/2004 8:19:20 AM 08:19
Posted: 1/11/2005
Location: Inglewood, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration:2 Minutes
Possible International Space Station Siteing

This morning at 6am Pacific time, I noticed a light high in the NW sky. First I thought it was a plane because I live less than 5 miles from LAX. As I observed the light for a moment, it was moving from the NW to the SW. At about 06:02 it had passed my location, I did not see it when it had passed over because I was getting my binoculars out of my car. When I observed the object through the binoculars, I could never hold them steady enough to make out any detail or to better define the shape of the light. At about 06:04 the light was far in the SW sky and still traveling away.

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Other Factors, I was able to make out the planet Saturn thru my binoculars, and the object I saw was much brighter. From my perspective, Saturn was to my South. I recall seeing the International Space Station many years ago when its fly-by was mentioned on the news. From my recollection, seems like the object that I was brighter that I remember it, but the object that I saw this morning was kind of on the same flight path that I recall the space station being on years ago. So it could have been the space station. Im located at N33 degrees 55 minutes by W118 deg 18 mins.

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Possible International Space Station Siteing

*** This is a correction to my posting. The object traveled from the NW to the SE, and the object appeared to be reflecting light oppose to emitting light. **** This morning at 6am Pacific time, I noticed a light high in the NW sky. First I thought it was a plane because I live less than 5 miles from LAX. As I observed the light for a moment, it was moving from the NW to the SE. At about 06:02 it had passed my location, I did not see it when it had passed over because I was getting my binoculars out of my car. When I observed the object through the binoculars, I could never hold them steady enough to make out any detail or to better define the shape of the light. At about 06:04 the light was far in the SE sky and still traveling away.

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