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Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/27/1997 17:23
Reported: 3/3/1997 01:09
Posted: 12/2/2000
Location: Stanmore (Canada), AB
Shape: Sphere
Duration:15seconds
Summary : heading west to hanna ab hiway9 noticed an object at 230.0 at about 20 degress above horrizon object appeared to be a spherical shape. very bright white w/clear definative outline hovering about 20 milesfrom where i observed for 10sec then nothing visable then a streak of lite @ 270 that lasted 1-3sec/viis.60km/clouds @ 8-12000+ft/no sun vis.due to cold front moving east

i was travelling west on hi-way9 between stanmore/ hanna alberta. At aproximatly17.23hrs i noticed an object low on the horizon about 20 degress above horrizon at a heading of 230-240 degress a very bright white lite caught my attn. the lite from where i observed was1/4" in dia. the lite was spherical in shape the lite did not produce any glare so i could see the outline very clearly it hovered for about 9-10 seconds then the lite disappeared I scanned the area were I spooted it and saw a streak of lite appear from the area that i saw the lite it heading was 270 degress it lasted 1-2 seconds. visability cloudy /65kms cloud ceiling 8000-12000+ft. i am a white male 40 yrs.old steadily employed i drive truck/haulling explosives i live in calgary and was returning home from kindersly sask, when i saw the object i wiil send you a map of the area