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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/15/1968 22:00 (Entered as : 06/15/1968 22:00)
Reported: 4/24/2005 11:26:20 AM 11:26
Posted: 5/11/2005
Location: Mojave Desert, CA
Shape: Light
Duration: few seconds
It was a summer night. I had gone camping with my dog to a mountain elevation (Placerita Canyon)north of LA.

The stars were very bright on a very clear desert night. I was laying on the hood of my car leaning against the windshield looking for shooting stars (which I've done umpteen times), when one of the "stars" (looked like a star) switched positions on the sky couple of times (laterally).

Then it moved at a tremendous speed on an oblicual direction a made a 90 turn and proceeded on a ascending path till it disappeared from sight.

I was breathless. Then 6 weeks ago I saw the Peter Jennings special on UFO's and your site was highlighted.

No, I've never seen an UFO and always beleived that what I saw was a light refractory phenomena. However, sometimes, it's that missing link that come finalize the "big picture". ((name deleted))

P.s: I remember the year for I just had turned 25 that April.

((NUFORC Note: Date in June 1968 is approximate. PD))