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Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/20/2000 15:00 (Entered as : 05/20/00 15:00)
Reported: 11/8/2001 8:47:16 PM 20:47
Posted: 3/11/2003
Location: Glenn Ellyn, IL
Shape: Other
Duration:30 seconds
circular shadow on ground reveals nothing in the sunny sky to create it.

I sat in my car waiting to go to work at the high school and was enjoying a sunny day with large drifting clouds. I watched the shadows of the clouds drift across the athletic field in front of me. They moved slowly and the large cloud shadows moved in unison. Without immediately realizing it a smaller "cloud" shadow crossed the field moving in the same general direction but considerably faster. Then I realized this shadow was almost perfectly circular. It was about twenty feet in diameter. The circular cloud shadow was almost to the end of the field when I jumped out of my car and scanned the sky overhead to see what made that distinct shadow. No matter where I looked I couldn't find the object that made the shadow. The shape continued past the field and over the roofs of the distant houses and out of sight. The circular shadow's shape and intensity stay constant through out the sighting.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))