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Occurred : 10/17/2005 20:50 (Entered as : 10/17/05 20:50)
Reported: 11/12/2005 12:24:58 PM 12:24
Posted: 12/16/2005
Location: West Chester, PA
Shape: Oval
Duration:1 minute
Strange black image passed quickly across the sky on a clear autumn night.

We (my husband and I) were taking a break from an evening walk in our neighborhood park, when he pointed out a strange black figure passing across the moon. At first we thought it was just a large bird, but it seemed to come to an eerie, complete standstill for almost 10 sec., rather than circling as a bird would do. Then it took off so incredibly quickly, that a bird didn't seem likely either. It also appeared to be way too high to be a bird, too.

The object was not a perfect circle, but close. No lights as far as we could see...as the moon was so bright that night, it just seemed black against it.

By the time it disappeared (I'd guess toward the northeast?), we were certain it was not a familiar creature to us, but something much more mysterious.