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Occurred : 1/6/2014 19:00 (Entered as : 01/06/2014 19:00)
Reported: 1/8/2014 10:15:27 AM 10:15
Posted: 1/10/2014
Location: San Diego, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:20 seconds
White round light, high in northwest sky. Brighter than Jupiter. Slowly shrank to the size of satellite, then moved to the northwest.

I saw a bright light high in the north east sky. It was white and perfectly round.

I could see Jupiter and the constellation of Orien. I know this light was not Sirius or Jupiter.

The magnitude was at least double that of Jupiter and at least three times the diameter.

As I watched over a period of 10 seconds, the light shrank until it became the size and brightness of a satellite. I watched as it moved to the northwest. It looked exactly like a satellite as it moved into shadow. My impression was that it must be a satellite, but what caused the light?