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Occurred : 10/18/2011 23:15 (Entered as : 10/18/11 23:15)
Reported: 10/19/2011 12:45:25 PM 12:45
Posted: 10/25/2011
Location: San Francisco, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:2 minutes
drifting flame colored/shaped light hovering and drifting beneath the overcast sky of SF. disappeared, then reappeared, visible 2 mins.

initially, i saw it out of the corner of my eye through the living room window and noticed that my cat was also looking at it. then i called to my husband to also have a look. my binoculars were nearby so we used those. the sky was overcast and it was clearly flying below the clouds. when we looked at it through the binoculars, we couldn't see a craft silhouette for size or any other lights except the solid orange flame colored one. it hovered, then continued flying at various speeds but usually just a mellow drifting, retaining the same solid golden, flame color and shape. at first when it disappeared, it was gone for maybe 20 seconds, then reappeared where it originally was spotted and was visible for at least a minute until it faded away again. it seemed to ascended through the clouds; it got dim then vanished. both my husband and i felt as though we had gazed upon something that we could not identify.