|Occurred : 11/19/2000 17:00 (Entered as : 11/19/00 17:00)
Reported: 11/20/2000 11:42
Location: Bradford, MA
|A large, dark object holding a stationary postion, extremely high in the sky and then disappearing.
Driving South on Interstate495, I noticed a large dark object extremely high in the air. It held a stationary position. I pulled over to a rest stop. I had a video camera with me. We were coming from a party. I was not drinking. My wife handed me the camera and I got out to see if I could zoom in on it. My camera is not the greatest. As I zoomed in and it started to take shape, the veiw became distorted and shaky. I drew back the shot and got a good shot of the distance in height compared to the tree lining. A car pulled in and a guy asked what I was looking at. I pointed up to him and asked what he thought it was. He said a balloon or something. His friend thought it might be a helicopter. I said that a balloon would pop at that height and it would be moving. I thought that a helicopter wouldn't be able to reach that height. They both looked in the camera and said that they couldn't figure it out. Another car pulled in and a lady asked what I thought it was. The shape of the object, almost looked like a cluster of balloons. My four year old son could see the object also. I decided to get back into my car since the object was really doing anything. My wife asked if she could look through the camera, to see it up close. While she was looking at it, I notice a small plane coming towards us. I asked my wife for the camera so I could get both in the same shot. I figured this might be a good way to see the distance in height and size. The plane was alot lower and alot closer to us. I recorded the plane and zoomed in on it. When I drew back to get both objects it was gone. I panned around the area to see if it moved. I couldn't find it again. I don't beleive that the plane had anything to do with it because the plane was alot lower and seemed to be already passed it. We didn't notice any lights or sound. The sky was a light gray do to the time of the day.