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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 7/7/1999 04:15 (Entered as : 07/07/99 0415)
Reported: 7/7/1999 05:39
Location: Loomis, CA
Duration: 20 seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
|Rapidly moving, hazy lighted object, moving across sky from west to east.
At approximately 0400 hours, I had just returned home from work and wanted to try out my new telescope to view the pre-dawn sky. At approximately 0415 hours, as I was scanning between the moon and Venus in the eastern sky, a hazy, lighted object entered my field of view. I continued to track the object from west to east for approximately 20 seconds. I lost sight of the object while attempting to view it with the naked eye. The object did not appear to ever get any closer to the horizon, as I would expect a satellite to do as it circled the earth.