|Occurred : 7/11/2003 11:27 (Entered as : 08/11/03 11:27)
Reported: 7/11/2003 11:20:53 AM 11:20
Location: Littleton, CO
|white balloon-like object flying on its own volition, i.e. not with wind direction
I was looking out my office window, which faces west, and noticed a smallish round object (not a pinpoint) moving on a direct west to east trajectory about to fly over my building. In the first seconds, I thought perhaps it was a white helium balloon drifting overhead, but it seemed too steady and deliberate to be a balloon. I ran outside as it flew right over; my best guess is that it was about a mile up. The sun was in my eyes but I caught sight of the object again as it continued on, apparently heading directly east. The ground level winds were variably, but mostly coming from the N/NE. I watched the clouds, which were primarily over the mountains to the west, and, noted that they were drifting primarily in a southerly direction (and probably easterly as well). Whatever this was, it seemed to move by its own volition.
This is not the first time I've noticed and reported similar objects outside my office here in Littleton. I work in sales and am a very avid skywatcher.
((NUFORC Note: We presume that the witness means a date in July, not August, so we have amended the date above. She has not responded to our e-mailed request for clarification of the apparent error in the date she indicates. PD))
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oopsie daisy......july, of course! thanks for catching that!
((NUFORC Note: We express our gratitude to this MUFON member for submitting the report. PD))