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Occurred : 7/7/2008 20:30 (Entered as : 07/07/08 20:30)
Reported: 7/8/2008 8:43:38 AM 08:43
Posted: 8/12/2008
Location: New Palestine, IN
Shape: Other
Duration:45 MINUTES
Strange dark shaped object hovering several thousand feet in the air

Yesterday evening between about 8:30 and 9:15 pm, my family along with a neighbor had the rare opportunity to observe an object in the sky that can only be described as a dark hovering object. The object was observed from the area of 3180 south 600 west, New Palestine and appeared about 35 degrees above the horizon straight west of our location towards Indianapolis. This thing according to our best guess was many thousands of feet in the air and didn’t move or make a sound for over forty-five minutes. The two attached pictures were taken with a digital camera with a 12X zoom lens an about fifteen minutes apart and yet it didn’t change its orientation the entire time. About 9:15 it abruptly started moving away from us and dropped below the horizon. At first we thought it had to be some type of helicopter but as you can see from the pictures, it wasn’t.