|Occurred : 5/13/2004 21:00 (Entered as : 05/13/2004 21:00)
Reported: 5/14/2004 7:01:12 PM 19:01
Location: Roswell, NM
|High, fast moving, silent "light" flew horizon to horizon and was followed by 2 military aircraft within minutes, then filled the sky.
I am an amatuer astronomer, RC aircraft pilot, with a BS in psychology and a BS in Theology and 3 years graduate study in anthropology/ethnobotany. I saw a light about the size of Saturn in appearence fy West to East overhead and it grew to about the size of Venus when overhead. I had a pair of 8X35 binoculars I was going out to look at comet NEATS with. I could not resolve a shape even though I was hoping to resolve an aircraft. It was extremely high and fast moving, about 1/2 the speed of a satalite at least. I thought it was the Space Station at first and asked my wife if she wanted ot see it. She declined and I realized it was not at all what I thought. There were dead-calm conditions and it was completely silent. About 5-10 minute later 2 military fighters flew over (I could hear them, well sounded like 1 but was 2). I am familiar with the stealth sound and various looks and also some other aircraft that have not been publically discussed. I have watched them for months with abilities and conditions not normal in understood conventional aircraft. After a while the skies were full of aircraft (jets) and at that time the weather changed radically (maybe totally unrelated but occured). My wife, a special education teacher for 8 years, will verify I asked her to come out and look at somthing odd.