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Occurred : 7/15/2007 12:20 (Entered as : 07/15/07 12:20)
Reported: 7/15/2007 4:21:47 PM 16:21
Posted: 8/7/2007
Location: Ottawa, KS
Shape: Sphere
Duration:10-15 seconds
Silver, spherical object spotted near Ottawa, KS

Today I was travelling by car on I-35 South to Emporia, KS from Overland Park, KS. It was a beautiful summer afternoon, with a clear blue sky. Around 12:20 PM CDT and approximately 5-10 miles before I reached Ottawa, KS, I looked out my front window towards the right (which I believe was a N/NW direction) and saw a large, shiny spherical object hovering in the sky for about 10-15 seconds.

I got a very good look at it, as it appeared to be extremely close. It was a bright metallic white/silver color. It looked like a quarter or half-dollar stretched out at arm’s length to the sky. The object was tilted and slowly continued to tilt until it looked like a grey sliver in the sky (like looking at the edge of a quarter against the sky). After about 2-3 seconds it completely vanished. I immediately pulled the car over to the side of the highway to look around the sky. There was nothing at all. No smoke, streaks, or trails. I continued to look around for about two minutes and did not see any moving objects in the sky whatsoever.