|Occurred : 12/31/2006 15:00 (Entered as : 12/31/06 15:00)
Reported: 1/2/2007 11:23:04 PM 23:23
Location: Danville, IL
|Far away stationary object seen then suddenly disappeared
On a relatively clear afternoon with some clouds in the sky and the sun shining brightly, I saw a stationary gleaming object to my west, at least a couple miles away in the clear blue sky, maybe 35 degrees above the horizon. It was so far that I could not make out the shape, but it looked as if it was reflecting sunlight off of it, and it was the size of a dot.
If I took my eyes off of it, I had to carefully scan the region of space again to find it. It was stationary. I did not ever see it move the entire time I watched it. However, when I looked away for a more extended period, perhaps 15 seconds, I could not find it again. There was no streak of vapor associated with it.