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Occurred : 5/23/2021 15:45 (Entered as : 05/23/21 15:45)
Reported: 5/24/2021 2:58:55 PM 14:58
Posted: 7/31/2021
Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:15 minutes
6 or 7 white metallic spheres hovering over burbank blvd in sherman oaks/van nuys.

I was driving east on Burbank Blvd. just west of Van Nuys Blvd. The sky was very clear and it was 3:45 in the afternoon.

I looked up in the sky and saw a white, perhaps metallic white(?) object hovering in the sky, perhaps about 10 to 15 thousand feet up. It was not moving and just floating there.

Something caught my attention far to the left and I realized there was another identical object hovering as well, not moving, seemingly not being buffeted by the wind.

As I drove and kept staring at the first object I noticed, while occasionally looking at the other one to see if it moved (neither of them seemed to be moving) more objects appeared behind the first one.

When I say behind what I mean is that they seemed to be higher up in the atmosphere, perhaps 40 thousand feet? Again they appeared white or metallic white, perfectly round and while some of them were remaining still a couple did seem to be moving. One seemed to be going up and the other down, then left and right. Going to state right now I may be wrong on this one as I was craning my neck around and also for whatever reason having a hard time recalling exactly what happened because it felt pretty extraordinary and I am a bit dumbfounded as to why no one seemed to notice these things other me...though I suppose a case could be made that most people when driving keep their eyes on the road, which is the safer choice.

I pulled over into the parking lot of a small strip mall and hopped out of my car to take some photos. Because of the glare on my phone and the fact that my phones camera isn't great I wasn't quite sure if I was getting photos of anything.

I did end up snapping a few photos of both the original object and the one to its right (my left) and while I could see the other objects behind the original one none seem to have been captured on camera. The photos aren't very good.

I hopped back into my car and it couldn't have been more than 30 to 45 seconds before I was back on Burbank moving east and in that 45 seconds (maximum) all of the objects seem to have vanished except the original one which was still hovering in place and had not moved the entire time.

So honestly I don't think they were drones, because the altitude would mean these were the biggest drones in the world and that they were spherical, definitely not planes. Perhaps weather balloons or some sort of lantern but again the original one never moved just hovered still and I think even if by some miracle there was absolutely no wind up that high the thing would still bob around or something if it was balloon.

One thing that happened that I just don't understand was as I hopped out of my car to take photos I noticed to older men in front of a cafe having coffee and talking. As I took the photos I turned to them and asked them to look and tell me what they think.

They smiled, said nothing and then just went back to talking about golf. I don't understand why someone would simply be curious enough to even look.

So that's it, very odd, no one else seemed to notice it and I'm stumped.