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Occurred : 9/17/2006 03:30 (Entered as : 09-17-06 3:30)
Reported: 9/20/2006 12:18:12 PM 12:18
Posted: 10/30/2006
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Shape: Chevron
Duration:.45 sec
boomerrang V -shaped object ,very large at height but close enough to distinguish that it was not commercial nor militaryas my experi

!st let me say I am very aware of all known military aircraft as well as commercial as it has been a hobby interest of mine for many years. Im 49 yeas of age and I have live very close to Nellis afb for the past 15 years. Within the past 5 years I have been a regular night sky watcher . While things have been real slow the past 2 years ,it certainly was not the case 3-4 years ago . But I still take time to view at least once or twice a week .That being said , While laying on my back looking and scanning skyward ( I use nite vision due to so much light pollution here and I have managed to darken the street lamps around my location ) expecting at best to view a few satellites or un explained light movements since it is extremly hard to distinguish shape and form at the usual distance I encounter as I work the sky in quadrants I was totally taken back when from the NNE I caught the outline of a V shape closing in. At that initial distance I thought it was a repeat of the diamond formation of four indivisual craft That I viewed 3 years earlier ,As it became closer I realized it was a single craft, very large, how large I cannot say as I had no reference pointsbut easily seen with scope sillouetted against a las vegas night sky . B-2 was a quik second guess as it had more ov a delta shspe but this was quickly elimanated as it passed directly overhead it was more delta shaped leaning more to a boomerrang -V shaped another thing that i found aerodynamically strange was one side being slightly more elongnated than the other, there seem to be darker pod shapes under each side (wing??) still no lights and no sound and no contrails of any kind and was not on a glide slope of any kind as it was definitly under its on power. Also never has there been any commercial traffic use this path that I can recall in all my years here . Its speed seem to be at a pretty good clip my guess is at least 400 knots but hard to say as I had very little reference points as to size, height only that it covered f! rom my i nitial sighting which was approx 20 deg above the north horizen (darker sky & better viewing) to where I lost sight as it approached the more lit up sky over the strip approx 11 mi away in about 40 to 45sec . Ive seen many strange sights in the late nite early morning skies here bbut not much to speak of in the 2 years until this nite ..And it was good enough to make me want to write this and send for the first time . I have seen some interesting things with multible sightings on many occasions here and would gladly elaborate if interested fill free to contact me via email ((e-address deleted))