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Occurred : 12/20/2016 22:30 (Entered as : 12/20/2016 22:30)
Reported: 12/21/2016 3:11:09 PM 15:11
Posted: 12/21/2016
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:2 minutes
Bright orange planet-like object sighted near Cassiopia.

Right around 10:30pm the evening of December 20, 2016, I saw what looked like a bright, orange planet the size of Venus, just Northeast of Caph in Cassiopeia. I stared at it for about 30 seconds and I thought I perceived it to be moving--very slowly so I assumed it was an aircraft.

I went inside to get my binoculars in the 45 seconds it took me to come back outside, the object had vanished. I stared at the spot where I had seen it and I noticed another object nearby, about the same size, only dim and fuzzy grey in color.

It was moving quickly, roughly North to South trajectory, and disappeared from view within 30 seconds.