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Occurred : 8/18/2007 12:15 (Entered as : 08/18/07 12:15)
Reported: 8/18/2007 10:25:56 PM 22:25
Posted: 10/8/2007
Location: Sacramento, CA
Shape: Cigar
Duration:1 minute
Cigar shaped object, white and silver/metalic in appearance, hovering over Sacramento at noon today

I saw a strangely moving cigar/rectangular shaped object over Sacramento today at 12:15 PM today as I was traveling in my car south on Fair Oaks Boulevard near Madison Avenue. I was headed in the direction of Mather Air Field, so I assumed it was a large military plane. As I continued to look at it I noticed that it was not moving fast enough to be an airplane. It was so low in the sky that it should have been moving very fast. I could not make out any wings or tail, just a defined object, white in color, not glowing in any way, with a silver/metallic edge around the bottom and sides. It was shaped like a flattened (or squared) cigar, not completely tubular, and I could see the details of the shape in good detail. It was definitely a technological object—not cloudlike or organic in any way. It appeared to be hovering, possibly moving very slowly to the east. I was looking at the object through my front windshield for probably 30 seconds, as I was driving in slow traffic. I had to brake for traffic in front of me, and lost site of the object for a few moments, then found I saw it again through my driver side window. I continued to look at the object hovering for another 20 seconds or so until traffic forced me to go forward, at which point I lost site of the object completely. It was as if it just disappeared—but I had to concentrate on the road so I can not say I saw it vanish—I just could not find it again. I thought it could have been a reflection in my window, but since I saw the same defined object from two different windows while craning my head around in the car, and since it was noon on a sunny day, it could not have been a reflection. I can’t say how high it the sky it was, but I can say that I had the impression that it was the size of a school bus based on the detail that I could make out. No wings, no tail, no markings other than white on the top, silver/metallic on the bottom, with some contours and angular reflections on the bottom and sides.