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Occurred : 8/7/2003 00:25 (Entered as : 08.07.03 24:25)
Reported: 8/6/2003 11:17:24 PM 23:17
Posted: 8/28/2003
Location: Chicago ('burbs), IL
Shape: Other
Duration:15 min
glowing orange slice moving south on I-55

I was driving south on I-55 at 12:25am when I saw an object in the air that resembled a large balloon. As I got closer I noticed that the balloon was glowing and orange in color. It seemed to be getting closer but moving away at the same time. It began to take the shape of an orange slice (like the fruit). As I sped up to get a closer look, the object started to move away faster than any other flying craft that I've every seen. It became so small in such a quick amount of time, it practically disappeared as it moved away further south. I caught back up to it around 1st ave. and the object was back to its original size. Everyone around me was looking through their front windshield trying to figure out what the heck this thing was. It was moving too quickly for me to get truely anywhere near it and I had to exit off the highway. That's when I lost sight of the object.