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Occurred : 8/14/2008 14:30 (Entered as : 08/14/08 14:30)
Reported: 8/14/2008 1:11:22 PM 13:11
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Austin, TX
Shape: Unknown
Duration:just a couple of minutes
White spinning object passed overhead in daylight.

While taking a smoke break at work, I noticed an object moving across the sky from east to west. At first the object looked like a white bird very high in the sky. As I watched it move at a steady pace in a straight line from east to west, I could clearly see that the object was rotating in a counter-clockwise direction. It appeared to be spinning across the sky. The rate of rotation and movement remained constant.

There were a few clounds in the sky and the object was below the cloud level. I watched it pass under a cloud that was close to directly overhead. I observed the object for a few minutes, until it was too far away to see.

The object made no detectable sound. I don't know what this was, but it was clearly not a bird or a plane. For a moment I thought it was a plastic grocery bag being blown very high, but when it got closer I could clearly see that it was rotating at a steady pace. It looked like it was rectangular shaped, spinning about its center at about one revolution per second.


((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))