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Occurred : 10/17/2001 22:25 (Entered as : 10/17/01 22:25)
Reported: 10/17/2001 8:10:35 PM 20:10
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Shape: Triangle
Duration:5 seconds
A nighttime triangle type craft.

When I have a clear night sky I like to look for satellites. Wednesday the 17th of October was one of those nights. I was waiting for a magnitude 3.3 satillite scheduled to pass overhead at 22:18 hours. When it was apparent that I would not be able to see it come overhead I called my dog and took one last look.

It was then that I noticed a triangle shaped object, moving north to south, making no noise. The object appeared to be grey against the darkness but only in certain areas of the triangle. It was like the formation of geese but I do not believe they fly at night, if they do I have never not heard a flock of geese when they are flying.

Another strange aspect was that this non solid appearing "thing" blocked out stars as it passed over. The speed was faster than a jet aircraft, but not a rate of speed that was "out of this world".

I estimate the size to be approximately 150 feet long and 120 feet wide, based on the height that I perceived this to be.