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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/5/2005 22:36 (Entered as : 07/05/2005 22:36)
Reported: 7/6/2005 1:48:04 AM 01:48
Posted: 7/13/2005
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Shape: Sphere
Duration: 30 seconds
Characteristics: The object changed color
Bright White/ blue sphere moved away into darkness of sky

Standing outside on unlit street, a bright white light appeared at about 40 degrees above horizon to the West. After a few seconds the object started moving nearly directly away (slightly upward) and shrank smaller until not visible. It moved straight into the darkness of the sky and did not return. As it moved parts of the object turned blue color in addition to the white light. Total duration was about 30 seconds.

There were two witnesses to event. It was a very clear July night in Sonoma county in northern California. Lots of stars were easily visible. Object initially appeared and looked many times larger than the brighest stars. As the object moved away its appearance shrunk to a pinpoint size and then was gone.