|Occurred : 5/5/2008 18:55 (Entered as : 05/05/2008 19:00)
Reported: 5/5/2008 4:36:10 PM 16:36
Location: Canton, OH
|Copper spherical object moving at great speeds
At about 6:55 pm on May 5, 2008, I was on the phone with my girlfriend, sitting outside. I looked up at the sky and noticed something moving across the sky. At this time of year, it is still daylight and there were big, cumulus clouds in the sky. I thought at first it was a plane, because in profile, it looked to have wings of some sort, but it looked almost like an old bi-plane. But there was no noise, and the object appeared to be too high to be a plane like that. As I watched for the next ten to fifteen minutes, this object kept moving further and further away and also appeared to be climbing. The only frame of reference I had for altitude and distance was when it passed in front of a smaller cumulus cloud (or perhaps through it, because this was the first time I almost lost the object.) As it moved further away, it seemed to be more spherical than I first perceived, and was a copper color, because it glinted a little in the sunlight. When it passed through or in front of the cloud, it looked like a black speck, but when it emerged, I could see the copper coloration again. The only other thing that bothered me was that this object appeared to be fast-moving, because in those ten minutes, it moved in a seemingly pointed direction, all while climbing higher. The other thing I thought strange was that there was no stream after the object, like a jet leaves. I estimate the distance traveled at about ten to twenty miles in a matter of eight minutes or so. I have no idea what the object was, could not see it in the viewfinder of my phone’s camera and lost the object shortly after 7:15 pm.