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Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/2/1998 06:00 (Entered as : 09/02/98 06:00)
Reported: 8/19/1999 23:19
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Galesburg, IL
Shape: Circle
Duration:5 min
a ball bearing aprox 200 feet from ground

heading south from galesburg a friend and i saw what looked like a ball bearing hovering about 200 ft off the ground.it was slightly to the left of our veiwing area.it sat there for aprox 2 min.thenmoved to the right almost directly infront of our path.it stopped then started to accelerate in the same direction we were going.slowly at first rapidly gaining speed and was out of sight in 5 seconds.on a bright sunny day,there was no question what we saw.a chrome like bearing-possibly could have had an arc to it,but was too shiny to tell.