|Occurred : 2/18/2009 05:56 (Entered as : 02/18/09 05:56)
Reported: 2/18/2009 6:10:48 AM 06:10
Location: El Segundo, CA
|Floating Orb over LAX
I got up early this morning to search for the comet Lulin in the direction of Virgo and Leo. As I pointed my binoculars directly to the ocean, West, I saw what appeared to be a white light moving steadily north. As it got closer, it got my attention, because it had no strobelight. It flew over the Los Angeles Airport and I was able to keep an eye on it for approximately 2 minutes till it faded north into sky.
I have seen planes in the area and have become accustomed to see them. This was not a plane. It was either a satellite, but it appeared too low and too close to be one or something unusual.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))