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Occurred : 8/6/2009 13:20 (Entered as : 08/06/09 13:20)
Reported: 8/6/2009 4:26:36 PM 16:26
Posted: 8/27/2009
Location: San Clemente, CA
Shape: Other
Duration:3 minutes
When I was driving home yesterday, I was looking at the sky because it was so blue and clear - no clouds at all. Then, I saw a silverish-whitish "thing" floating high in the sky. It was traveling up gracefully, kind of like a balloon. I watched it for about 10 seconds because I had never seeing anything like it before and was trying to figure out what it was. Then, it slowly faded away. I thought maybe it was a plane hitting the sun at an angle that made it disappear. About 20 seconds later it appeared in the same area again. It traveled upward again very gracefully and then disappeared. I did see some birds in the sky, but they were much lower. This could not have been a bird - it was way to high. It disappeared and reappeared 4 times. I was driving where there are many high hills and twisting roads so I eventually lost track of the area it was. I concluded that it could not be a plane because a plane travels upwards and forwards, this was just t! raveling upwards. I am a mother of two and a teacher. I would not make this up. Maybe it was some sort of reflection? In appearance, it was not at all like the stories of UFOs I have heard of in the past. Hmmm . . . . . ?