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Occurred : 10/16/2005 19:15 (Entered as : 10/16/2005 19:15)
Reported: 10/16/2005 6:41:06 PM 18:41
Posted: 10/20/2005
Location: Anderson, SC
Shape: Triangle
Duration:1-2 minutes
Dark, soundless object low in the sky over Anderson, SC; looked like huge black helium balloon?

My wife, daughter and myself were walking across a restaurant parking lot to our car when my daughter asked "what's that?"

What we saw was a black object in the distance with no lights. It was close to dusk, but the object stood out clearly because the sky behind it was still fairly light.

It appeared to be low flying (my first thought was an ultralight plane). There was no noise, and it was moving in our direction.

It looked as if it would fly over close to us. We watched it for at least a minute and decided we looked foolish out in the middle of the parking lot.

We turned toward our car and had to walk behind a small tree which blocked our view for a couple of seconds. When we were past the tree we all looked and the object had disappeared.

The shape was roughly triangular with the points rounded. My wife thought she saw a faint light at one point. It seemed like it wobbled and didn't hold a straight path.