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Occurred : 2/5/2004 08:50 (Entered as : 02/05/2004 8:50)
Reported: 2/5/2004 11:25:29 AM 11:25
Posted: 2/12/2004
Location: Mesa, AZ
Shape: Disk
Duration:30 min
Gold hub cap-like shape that bobbed along rather unsteadily.

When I first saw it I thought it was a partially deflated plastic baloon. It seemed at first to be changing shape but then I realized it was just changing its orientation from side to 3/4 view, roughly maintaining its top and bottom orientation. I ran in to get my binoculars and it had moved westrard, slightly north. It remained fairly low in the sky and did not move quickly, but rather unsteady, as if it were being pushed along by the prevailing wind current. I tried to think of any one being in the craft, but thought that if there was any one there they must be unconcious because it seemed to just wander in a general westward direction. It appeared to be a gold hub cap-like shape, with some radial pattern on the top, which would catch the sun and flash its gold highly reflective color. It continued in this lolling manner for 30 minutes. I half expected it to zoom out of sight all of a sudden, but it just gradully bobbed along heading more directly west and out of sight.