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Occurred : 3/12/2015 21:15 (Entered as : 03/12/15 21:15)
Reported: 3/13/2015 10:23:29 PM 22:23
Posted: 3/20/2015
Location: Carlsbad, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration:2 minutes
"Fuzzy" star grows larger and fainter until finally vanishing.

I was working the gate at a fairly high Security facility and looked up at the bright stars that night. Saw one star straight up, at the bright end of the scale that appeared fuzzy. As I watched it, I saw that it was getting bigger, like it was coming toward me, but getting fainter at the same time.

I alerted the other guard who came over and saw the object, which now appeared as a fading grey circular object that continued to grow in size. I looked at the object through a handheld thermal imaging camera but could not see it (Likely due to high altitude). We watched the object until it was probably the size of a dime at arm’s length. By this time, it had moved slightly horizontally (As if drifting), but was still perfectly round.

I alerted our Supervisor, who was now wondering what we were looking at, but the object had become too dim for him to see. The sighting lasted 2 minutes.