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Occurred : 8/19/2004 13:00 (Entered as : 08/19/2004 13:00)
Reported: 11/25/2004 6:03:37 AM 06:03
Posted: 12/3/2004
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Shape: Sphere
Duration:5 Minutes
I seen an object in the sky, thought it was a balloon, but it was too large and too high, in five minutes it barely moved.

On that day I was working at a company called "Active Style" located in Minneapolis on the North East Side. Company Address is 3300 Pacific Avenue. It's near Broadway and Washington in Minneapolis, roughly 3 Miles North out of Downtown Minneapolis. I went outside to the parking lot to have a cigarette. While outside I looked up and seen something that caught my eye. At first I thought it was a balloon that may have got away from the Minnesota State Fair as that was going on in St. Paul at the time. But as I watched it for a time, it was too shiny, and too large to be a balloon that one could hold onto and hope to remain on the ground. It was way up in the sky and very glimmery. It seemed almost stationary as I was out there for 5 minutes and it barely made it about 2 inches across the sky if you were to hold up your index finger and middle finger and look to the sky. Using that as a distance to measure, if possible. I just thought it weird and went back into work.