|Occurred : 1/27/2003 04:15 (Entered as : 01/27/03 04:15)
Reported: 1/27/2003 7:39:16 AM 07:39
Location: Doylestown, PA
|Watched an object for three hours as it traveled to a spot, corrected itself, and took an east to west orbit.
4:15 AM Object traveling N.E. to S.W. Large and high. First thought it was plane. It stopped, I then thought it was a helicoptor but saw no blinking lights. It then moved slowly east, then north, then stopped again. At this point I got binoculars. Although it seemed to be still it was rotating and yawing as a boat in choppy water.I noticed that one half was spherical and the other, trapizoidal or like a ziggurat. The spherical side resembled a planet and when the geometric shape was in view it looked not unlike a weave. There were black spots on it and what seemed to be high protrusions. The last I saw,at 07:15, it was on an east- west orbit and at this time should be near the west coast. My wife saw it too but could'nt make out any detail, also we were looking at it through trees. I'm 62 years old and never saw anything like it. I believe the light from it was reflected sun light.
((NUFORC Note: Most man-made satellites, in low orbit, probably would not be visible from Earth, at the time indicated. Moreover, satellites almost never have a westerly component to their orbit. Object almost certainly was not a satellite, we feel. PD))