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Occurred : 8/31/1997 22:30 (Entered as : 08/31/97 22:30)
Reported: 10/16/1998 21:52
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Brighton (west of Detroit), MI
Shape: Rectangle
Duration:10 minutes
A rectangular shaped object like a harmonica with the square holes brilliant white, stationary at 30 degrees over Detroit. IMMENSE size. Above clouds. Moonlight. Viewed for 10 min, 8 miles by 2 parties.

See above for description. First observer was nine year old child. Second observer was 51 year old with extensive newspaper, news photographer experience. Object was viewed unmoving in same location despite turns in road, therefore not a vehicle window reflection. After 10 minute observation from moving vehicle on freeway, driver turned off freeway to seek a less lighted location to view but cloud cover closed and object was not seen again. Impression was of tremendous size. Also that multiple square windows were exceptional in brilliance but did not radiate their light. Above reference to tilted, interiorally lit harmonica is strange, but accurate.