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Occurred : 5/25/2005 19:45 (Entered as : 05/25/2005 19:45)
Reported: 5/25/2005 7:28:50 PM 19:28
Posted: 5/28/2005
Location: South Bend, IN
Shape: Changing
Duration:20 minutes
I witnessed a black shape-shifting black mass in the sky .

At 7:45 ((p.m.)) eastern time I witnessed a black shape-shifting black mass in the sky traveling in a gentle southeast to northwest direction approximately 2 miles south of the indiana/michigan border between Niles, Michigan and South Bend, Indiana.

I watched this phenomenon for at least 20 minutes before it was obscured by moving clouds. I saw several jets go by and the speed of this black shape-shifting mass seemed to be at the same altitude but move very slowly.

I attributed it to some extremely high flying bird formation but it seemed very unusual.

On November 16th 1999, I observed a low flying fireball over New Carlisle, Indiana and you were kind enough to let me know something about it. I still had the email and your address.

I am an amateur sky-watcher and I never seem to have any photography equipment when I see these things.

Has anybody else seen this and is there an explanation?

Thanks in advance for your response .