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Occurred : 5/6/2017 05:00 (Entered as : 05/06/17 05:00)
Reported: 5/10/2017 4:39:43 AM 04:39
Posted: 5/11/2017
Location: San Francisco, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1 minute
Ball of light moving east - away from SF - appeared to wobble, made a sudden shift, then disappeared in the still-dark morning sky.

It looked like a star, but then looked like it was moving away from us. My friend and I were standing on the Embarcadero, looking out toward the Bay Bridge, facing East (toward Oakland). I rubbed my eyes, I blinked, I asked my friend if he was seeing what I was seeing. It was definitely moving away from us, but wasn't a plane or a helicopter or a meteor/"shooting star."

As he said, it was a "wobbler" - it was moving slowly and appeared to wobble, then it suddenly shifted to the south and went dark. It was there, then it was gone.

I got a little video, but I couldn't get a steady shot but I do think you can see the ball of light, almost directly above the bridge. The only "rational" explanation we could come up with was a drone, but that doesn't actually make sense.