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Occurred : 1/9/2021 21:32 (Entered as : 01/09/21 21:32)
Reported: 1/9/2021 11:51:44 PM 23:51
Posted: 1/19/2021
Location: La Mesa, CA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1.5 minutes
As I was going out to my car I grabbed what I needed shut the door and looked up at the sky and saw a huge Orange fireball but it didn't have fire 360 degrees around the circle it was on the back end. I watched it for about 3 to 5 seconds then ran to get my husband and told him to come outside. It was still slowly moving across the sky. When he came back out I ran in and grabbed my phone it came out and took a couple pictures and then took a video. Right at the four-second mark it vanished. I saw it traveling across the sky oh, it was under 35000 feet because then I saw a plane at 2 o'clock from it but the airplane was much higher than this object so I know the object was under 35000 feet. As I'm watching this orange ball of light slowly move across the sky from west to east, I then saw it to ascend up towards deep space and away from Earth. It was moving from west to east as I was facing north. I then saw it slowly ascend back towards space and then it vani! shed. I saw it so well with the naked eye.