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Occurred : 10/11/2016 19:25 (Entered as : 10/11/16 19:25)
Reported: 10/12/2016 10:16:01 PM 22:16
Posted: 10/13/2016
Location: San Diego, CA
Shape: Light
Duration:60 seconds
An orange light moved into the glow of the moon and came back out, brighter, shooting diagonally down and in a slightly reversed motion.

While looking at stars with my dad, we saw what we thought was a satellite crossing the sky, from west to east. It appeared slightly orange, about the same brightness and color as Mars. It was travelling at a speed similar to a satellite--but a little faster. It moved east, getting closer toward the moon, until it was lost in its glow. It was just above the moon when it disappeared in the glow. We expected it to emerge from the glow on the other side but, when it came out of the glow, it suddenly got brighter and at about the speed of a meteor, dropped down diagonally, angled backwards to the west (like a backwards "7") and then suddenly disappeared. The distance it dropped was about the length of a finger held at arm's length.