|Occurred : 9/14/2002 00:30 (Entered as : 09/14/02 0030)
Reported: 11/7/2002 4:23:35 PM 16:23
Location: Jacksonville Beach, FL
|Star gazing turns to UFO gazing
It was a friday or saturday night, one of the first cool nights we have had here in florida. My wife and I were out star gazing as we always do when weather permits. There had been a lot of overcast the past few weekends enabling us to enjoy our hobby. This evening was a little cloudy but not bad so we were not going to miss it! We set up as quick as we could and started gazing. As I said it was cloudy so when the clouds were over head we would take a break, sit and have some coffee, smoke, whatever. During one of are little breaks my brother-in-law came by to talk, so he sat outside with us. Later around 0030 or 0100 it happend something we never thought would, as I looked to the sky to check the cloud cover I seen a pitch black Triangle moving very slowly across the sky. I pointed to the sky and asked donnie to look up when he did he couldn't believe it. I yelled to my wife who was getting coffee when I told her to look up she did and droped the cups. I hurried to get the camera pointed and snaped some shots. It was heading SSE very slowly and did not make a sound the entire time, It was very close to the ground as well I say that because the clouds helped to define it's shape, because it was below the clouds. When I started snaping pictures It changed direction from SSE to ENE and was gone just like that. We saw no lights at all from the second we first seen it till it changed direction and left. We sat outside the rest of the night hoping for it's return but have never seen it or anything like it since.