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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/4/2005 23:45 (Entered as : 07/04/2005 23:45)
Reported: 7/5/2005 4:40:24 PM 16:40
Posted: 7/5/2005
Location: Lakewood, CA
Shape: Circle
Duration: 5 min.
round shaped, orange colored, hovered in one spot,Then slightly moved and slightly vanished. Then hours later saw exact object again.

It was yesterday the 4th of July. After lighting off fireworks, my friends and i were sitting on the front lawn. I was facing the left side of my house when i noticed a very bright circular, orange colored object in the sky. It was very bright and was just hovering there. At first i thought it was an airplane of some sort, but then i thought airplanes arent that bright and just orange like that, nor are helicopters. Then i thought it was a star, but realized the area we're in, stars dont shine that bright, and if they did we would have seen this star before. So i realized it was a UFO. As all my friends were looking at it, i ran in the house to grab the video camera. As I was zooming in, i thought it looked like a small bump on the top of the circular object, but couldnt exactly make it out. Because the object was small to catch on tape, it was hard to keep the camera still because i had to zoom in so far. So i turned the camera off. Then we noticed the UFO started to vanish. It just got smaller and smaller. I tried to get it dissapearing on tape, but for some reason i couldnt pick it up. Then it was gone. At about 3:35 PM me and my friends were going to bed. My windows were open and i was kidding around with my friends saying that i saw the same UFO again. They looked and knew i was joking. Then before i was closing my windows I noticed the same UFO, Orange and circular. It was doing the same motions, barely moving then dissapearing. This startled me and my friends, as a joke turned serious. I didnt know what to think. Now it is the next day. And i am typing this report.