|Occurred : 3/13/2008 03:05 (Entered as : 03/13/08 3:05)
Reported: 3/14/2008 8:08:43 AM 08:08
Location: Simi Valley, CA
|A brightly lit reddish round object in western sky on March 13Th at 3:05 am.
It caught my attention at approx. 3:05 am in the western sky in the lower horizon seeming to be going up heading west to north. At first I thought it was someones special effects launch like a Sky Lantern round and brightly colored reddish orange like the color of Mars in the sky but as I directed my friends attention to the object we noticed that it began to move from west to east staying consistent in color and brightness. There were no clouds a slight breeze and was very clear. As we watched it move I noticed and confirmed this with my friend that there was a faint short very fine orange mist particle trail behind it. I have seen many meteorites of all shapes and sizes and have seen space debris burn up upon earths re-entry. I have seen all types of missiles and rockets and it wasn't a helicopter or any kind of current aircraft I have ever seen. This was none of the above! We watched as the device moved across the early morning night sky for approx 3 Min's. It for a moment became brighter and turned slightly whiteish then disappeared in the lower middle of the sky. It re-appeared approx. 15-20 sec later at it's last location for about 30 sec then disappeared again. We continued to watch for it to re-appear but never did again. Around 5 Min's later there was a sonic boom! About 3 Min's after the object disappeared there was a commercial passenger jet approaching from the northwest heading towards where we last seen the object. The sonic boom cam 2 Min's after the jet. But I know for a fact that it did not come from it.
I wonder if they were able to see this object? What was it?