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Occurred : 1/23/2017 03:00 (Entered as : 01/23/17 3:00)
Reported: 1/24/2017 1:31:41 PM 13:31
Posted: 1/26/2017
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shape: Disk
Duration:30 seconds
Copper-colored metallic disc sighted over downtown Los Angeles

I was returning to work on the 110 freeway heading north. Traffic was moving slowly due to a recent downpour. At the edge of downtown Los Angeles near the Convention center, I noticed a metallic, copper-colored object that appeared to be floating along. It was a couple of hundred feet up and a bit west of the roadway. I assumed it was a mylar balloon because it looked like it was drifting along in the wind.

As it passed over the freeway and I could see it juxtaposed with one of the skyscrapers, I realized that it was quite large – easily the size of an average car. At first I thought it was spherical, but then it seemed to rotate and I could see that it was saucer-shaped.

The object continued heading east and moved out view. I assume other people saw it, but I was alone in my own car.