|Occurred : 3/15/2001 06:38 (Entered as : 03/15/01 06:38)
Reported: 3/15/2001 07:26
Location: Minneapolis, MN
|Dark object seen in early morning sky , vanishes.
I was driving about 30 mph on a parkway on the very western edge of north Minneapolis. I was driving south, the moon was still visible at about 45 degrees above the horizon to the southwest and the sun had not yet come above the horizon but it was light out. A few degrees below the moon I saw a cigar shape, nearly black in color, with no lights. It seemed to be moving towards the west, it was hard to judge because I was in a moving car. As I drove I lost sight of it several times because of curves in the road, trees, and having to look at the road. In the first instance of regaining sight of it, it seemed to have a more triangular shape but still no lights. It was moving very slowly, if at all, and seemed very high in the sky. As I passed a tree it vanished. I stopped for a minute or so, to try to find it again, I did not see it anywhere in the sky. It had acctually vanished in a split second. There were no planes or helicopters that I could see, either.