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Occurred : 8/21/2008 20:00 (Entered as : 8/21/08 20:00)
Reported: 8/22/2008 10:16:27 AM 10:16
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: San Francisco, CA
Shape: Disk
Duration:1/2 hour
Metallic saucer-like object seen over San Francisco Beach

I was watching the sunset from Ocean Beach, when I noticed the object just south of and a little above the sun on the horizon line. I thought at first it was a plane, but there were no lights blinking on it like there were on a plane over the nearby Marin Headlands. it seemed to be made of metal, or something that reflects, and the bottom of it was like the bottom of a bowl, reflecting the light of the sun beneath it. The top of it was like a smaller, upside-bowl, and although it appeared to be solid, it seemed to be invisible except where the sunlight was reflecting off of it, like I was seeing the outline of a bubble in the light. My second thought was that it was a missile, because it moved like a missile, like it was up so high and was far enough away to appear to be moving very slowly, but it was moving towards the beach. I watched it from 7:30 to 8:08 pm, when the fog rolled in, and it disappeared. Several other people on the beach also witnessed it and took pictures with their cell phones.