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Occurred : 8/11/2019 01:50 (Entered as : 08/11/19 1:50)
Reported: 8/12/2019 7:40:46 PM 19:40
Posted: 8/23/2019
Location: Palm Springs, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1-2 seconds
Bright orange light appeared in the sky and quickly descended towards the earth in a straight line.

I saw a bright orange light appear in the sky, quickly descend towards the earth in a straight line and vanish before reaching the earth’s surface. The object was circular and the size of a dime. While it was in the distance, I could tell the flying object was in Earth’s stratosphere. It appeared the UFO was 20-30km from the ground and exploring the mountains in Palm Springs. I was staying at Sparrow’s Lodge (E Palm Canyon Drive) and was facing South/South-West at the time of the sighting.

To me, the most bizarre thing about the sighting was that the UFO was moving quickly towards the earth. I suppose I always imagined UFO’s beaming back to space, not towards us.