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Occurred : 1/11/2011 00:20 (Entered as : 01/11/11 00:20)
Reported: 1/11/2011 12:57:21 AM 00:57
Posted: 1/31/2011
Location: Garden Grove, CA
Shape: Unknown
Duration:30 seconds
Looked like a star/satellite following a polar orbit, then changing directions.

I was outside having a smoke looking up at the stars, as I do at least 5 times a night. I saw what at first I thought was a satellite (which looks like a star moving extreamly fast across the night sky). It was traveling across they sky at the same speed you see satellites cross the sky. I was going straight north, so I thought it was in a polar orbit. It was directly overhead when I first noticed it. As it was moving North, once it hit about a 45 degree viewing angel, it made a perfect 90 degree right (East) turn while keeping speed. It did not curve the turn like a jet, but made an exact cornet turn like following the corner of a square.

Then it went made another perfect right turn back South, then again back West. And once it crossed it's original path, it mase a few curves around. I don't really remember exactly it's path after that because I was in shock. But it curved around a bit and ended up just a little East of it's original path, then back! South, and then I lost track of it. It was a little foggy, so it was hard to see the stars. You could only see two or three of the brightest stars, and this was a little brighter then the brightest star.


((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))