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Occurred : 8/27/2003 00:10 (Entered as : 08/27/03 00:10)
Reported: 8/28/2003 8:33:28 AM 08:33
Posted: 8/28/2003
Location: Westminster, CO
Shape: Triangle
Duration:10-15 seconds
Couple sees object while looking at Mars.

My girlfriend just came home from work and I asked her if she had seen mars (it was a cloudless clear night with Mars as the brightest object in the sky). She didn't pay any attention to it coming home so we went outside on the balcony to look at it. Just as we were looking at Mars a triangular or V-shaped object appeared from the southwest sky and moved towards the northeast. It was a dark gray color, which made it visible in the sky. It wasn't a smooth object but seemed like it had a rough and textured exterior. She asked me if "I see that," and I said, "Yes." She asked me "What it was," and "Is that a bird," I stated "I don't know," and we watched it move across the sky. It made no sound and had no movement except across the sky. The entire sighting lasted 10-15 seconds at which point it disappeared out of view behind a building.

Afterwards, we kept asking each other what it was. If it was a plane it would have had lights (it didn't) and made some noise. If it was a bird or a flock of birds such as geese it would have had movement and possibly made noise. It did neither. I thought to myself that it could be a satellite but it was too low. I do not believe in UFO's but my girlfriend does. So my only conclusion is a government test plane. But I can not get over the fact that if it was a test plane, why would they fly it over a populated area when people are sure to be looking up at Mars? So I decided to post this to see if anybody else happened to see the same thing.