|Occurred : 5/16/2012 20:15 (Entered as : 5-16-12 20:15)
Reported: 5/16/2012 9:47:45 PM 21:47
Location: Hawthorne, CA
|Black, round to slightly oval unlit object (except for the little blink my daughter saw), fast moving in one direction
My daughter and I were taking an evening walk around the block. It was getting dark, but still somewhat light out. My daughter saw it first, just to the left (south of the planet venus. She said "is that a blimp?" I said "where?" and looked up to see a totally dark almost round but slightly oval object traveling in what appeared to be a northwest to southeasterly direction. It appeared small, but the outline was very easily seen against the twilight sky. My estimation, although I don't know the altitude, was that it seemed to be fairly low (below 5000 feet) and moving at a fast clip, in a straight line, making no unusual movements that would rule out an aircraft. However it could be easily seen that there were NO wings, and I saw absolutely no running lights and no sound was heard. My daughter, who was able to see it longer than I, said that she saw a small white light appear on the bottom right side of the object for about one second. I didn't see this. I lost sight of the object as it passed over and was no longer visible by means of the twilight behind it.