|Occurred : 5/19/2008 19:03 (Entered as : 05/19/08 19:03)
Reported: 5/21/2008 1:36:18 PM 13:36
Location: Virginia City Highlands, NV
|shiny round object flying along mountain ridge and then down to tree line
We live at 6800 feet in the Virginia City Mountains overlooking a large valley. We were getting ready to put away our telescope which had been used earlier when I spotted a bright shiny circular object jetting across the mountains on the other side of the valley. I showed my husband and he grabbed the telescope to try and hone in on it. It flew across the mountains and then turned in our direction and dropped to the tree line and slowed down considerably. It stayed along the tree line as if following the road below and flying between two large outcroppings of rock. It then went out of sight behind the trees on our mountain.
It made no sound whatsoever.
My husband was not able to see it through the telescope so we just watched it as it went out of site. We are in a flight path and have many planes, jets and helicopters fly over. It was none of these. You could not safely fly over the trees and through the jagged mountains in any craft we are familiar with.