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Occurred : 9/7/2013 21:30 (Entered as : 09/07/13 21:30)
Reported: 10/14/2013 8:29:40 PM 20:29
Posted: 10/23/2013
Location: Petaluma, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration:5-7 seconds
White/Orange sphere races across San Francisco area sky.

While sitting enjoying the evening on our backyard deck, a friend of ours jumps up and says "WHAT'S THAT?" Our friend was looking toward the southern horizon.

I quickly jumped up to see. The object by this time was midway across the sky. (about 2 second period). At first I couldn't see what my friend was seeing because my house momentarily blocked my vision.

However, within a half a second, I saw a white/orange circular object racing across the sky. Inside of three seconds, it had faded into the northern horizon. The total time it took the object to cross from the southern to northern horizon was about 5 to 6 seconds. I have NEVER seen anything move that fast in my life! It did not seem to have a tail from my vantage point.