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Occurred : 4/16/2004 17:45 (Entered as : 04/16/2004 17:45)
Reported: 7/29/2007 2:23:32 AM 02:23
Posted: 8/7/2007
Location: Denver, CO
Shape: Cylinder
Duration:20miin
Independent confirmation of a previously reported sighting of a UFO of Denver, CO.

I am confirming a previous report of an object seen over Denver, CO on 4/16/2004.

I was working as an armed security guard at a Denver hospital clinic. I stepped outside for my normal check of the perimeter of the building, and I witnessed the same object as previously reported at that time and date. The sky was blue and clear, and I saw a bright silver object moving quickly at a very high altitude from East to West at about 80 degrees from the horizon.

At first I thought it might be a high altitude military craft, or daytime satellite, but it abruptly stopped, and stayed in a stationary position. I retrieved a pair of 10x50mm binoculars from my car, and I was barely able to identify the object as what appeared to be a silver spinning cylinder. It was spinning very fast vertically, end over end, and was completely stationary. I asked a patient outside the clinic if she would confirm what I was seeing, and her response was, quote: “What in the world is that???”. The object was stationary for approximately 20 minutes, and at one point, a high flying (40,000ft?) commercial jetliner flew underneath, yet the altitude of this strange object was still much higher than the jetliner. I would venture to guess its altitude was on the order of 65,000+ft. To be able to distinguish it as a spinning cylinder at that altitude, leads me to think that it must have been huge. After 20min the spinning cylinder gained altitude and sped away at extreme speed to the North, until it quickly disappeared. Being an experienced amateur astronomer, I have seen quite a variety of objects both day and night. I have previously always been able to eventually identify and classify the objects as either spy satellites, the space station, space shuttle, weather balloons, or other man made aircraft, etc. The sighting and behavior of this object has bothered and bewildered me for years, and I am glad I finally found an appropriate place to tell my story, and confirm that it was witnessed by several other people. My conclusion, after all of these years, is that this was a genuine UFO, and that even the most advanced secret! militar y craft in the world could not have flown or behaved the way this one did…