|Occurred : 10/13/2010 20:30 (Entered as : 10/13/2010 20:30)
Reported: 10/14/2010 8:59:27 AM 08:59
Location: Martinez, CA
Duration:Appr. 8 seconds
|Faintly glowing wedge-shaped craft flies swiftly and silently over San Francisco East Bay town.
Between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, I had taken the dog to the backyard so he could relieve himself. I often stand on the deck in the center of the yard and gaze up at the stars at such times.
I noticed a dim light in the sky to the east-northeast, moving a bit fast. I thought it was a meteorite, but as I watched, it seemed to change course and “fly” horizontally.
As the light approached, it appeared to have a definitive shape, sort of like a wedge or boomerang. The entire object seemed to glow with a faint reddish-orange light, and there appeared to be rows of slightly brighter lights underneath it.
From my perspective, it would have been approximately half an inch wide. I heard no engine or wind noise.
The object passed overhead and continued on a straight path toward the west-southwest. From the moment I first spotted it to the moment it disappeared from sight, about eight seconds passed.