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Occurred : 3/15/2002 13:00 (Entered as : 03/15/2002 13:00)
Reported: 3/16/2004 4:16:12 AM 04:16
Posted: 3/17/2004
Location: Melbourne (VIC, Australia),
Shape: Teardrop
Duration:15mins
Tear drop shiny object over Melbourne

I was in Brunswick(Melbourne suburb inner north) in back yard of house when I looked out to SSE and at 40 - 45 degrees elevation a tear drop and shiny object absolutely stationary. I estimated it to be perhaps 5 km away and probably the size of a large bus. It hovered silently underneath a cloud and then moved slowly Westerly for maybe 10 km and then again remained stationary. Clearly there was no rotor blades and no noise(helicopters are very noisy even at a distance). It appeared to turn from shiny silver to black (maybe because of the effect of the clouds). I was so shocked I ran inside to telephone some sort of authority . I got hold of the Australian Aviation Authority and they said I should file a UFO sighting but didnt know who with. I went outside with the telephone to give details but it disappeard entirely.