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Occurred : 3/5/2013 18:15 (Entered as : 03/05/13 18:15)
Reported: 3/7/2013 12:45:49 AM 00:45
Posted: 5/15/2013
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:1-2 minutes
Bright Light In Sky Suddenly Disappears

I was in my backyard on March 5th looking at the stars. At approximately 6:15 PM, I saw what I thought was a bright star in the South East sky. After watching it for about a minute, I realized it wasn't a star... that it was moving, and heading in a North West direction. I decided to start filming it with my i-phone just in case it wasn't an airplane. After filming it for about 30 seconds or so, it just suddenly disappeared in the sky. It was clear that night, with no clouds.

I didn't think it was a plane because it didn't flash any colored lights. It was a bright light that looked similar to the ISS, but I knew it wasn't. The ISS usually comes from the other direction. I also checked the schedule to see if it was going over at that time, and it wasn't.

I'm not very good at sending videos from my phone, it always says it's too large, but I have no problem sharing the video, if we can figure out how to get it to you.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date is approximate. PD))