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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/6/2006 13:27 (Entered as : 07/06/06 13:27)
Reported: 7/6/2006 3:50:11 PM 15:50
Posted: 7/16/2006
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Shape: Cigar
Duration: 1-minute
Characteristics: The object changed color, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
afternoon "silver cigar"-UFO hovers near Westwood/UCLA

While traveling easternly (by bus) down Wilshire Boulevard (near the Westwood Blvd. intersection) I looked left (toward the north) and saw a bright, silver "cigar"-UFO hovering perfectly still about a mile away at about hi-rise building height (i.e., twenty-floors up); it was lower than the hills behind it, was as long as my index-finger at arms-length, and had around 5 ball-like serrations with a whitish hue. As the bus moved away from it, the UFO's color changed to an almost imperceptible flat-gray due to the angle of the reflected sun-light; it disappeared after a tree blocked its view (as the bus slowly traveled in traffic) and after other-passengers started noticing it. Within a few minutes, two common-looking helicopters were seen ahead of the bus racing towards the UFO's area (while traveling in a westernly direction). The day was perfect summer-weather: no clouds, blue skies, slight breeze and sunny.