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Occurred : 6/30/1965 23:00 (Entered as : 1965 23:00)
Reported: 2/16/2009 11:15:10 PM 23:15
Posted: 3/19/2009
Location: Fountain Valley, CA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:5 minutes
Round orange object with a tail traveling down from the, that stopped in midair and hovered, then disappeared toward the east

This happened back in the 1960’s over Fountain Valley, CA. I had just gone to bed, and happened to be looking at the stars from my bedroom window. I saw what I thought was a meteor….At that point it was traveling from the south to north. It was orange and had a tail. I jumped up out of the bed, to see where it was going to hit, because it was close.

The strangest thing happened at that point. It stopped in mid-air, and the tail appeared to disappear within the object. It hovered for a few seconds and then turned to the east and disappeared over Saddleback Mountain.

I ran down the stairs to tell my husband what I saw, and of course, he told me, "Go back to sleep." Well, I had only been in bed for a few minutes and was not sleeping or dreaming.

It was frustrating not to be believed, but the next morning, the news, might have been KFI as I like that station, it was that reported a UFO was seen over Fountain Valley. I said: "There, do you believe me now?" He didn’t say anything.

It was reported on the radio that there were several military planes in the vicinity, and they attempted to chase it, but it disappeared so quickly over the mountains that they realized there was no way they could follow it at the speed it was going.

It was seen over Arizona, and New Mexico within minutes. I have no idea what I was looking at, but since I was listening to KFI again this evening, it was urged that I report what I saw. This is what I saw. I still am amazed by it. I have never seen the likes of it before, or after that night.