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Occurred : 8/31/2008 17:00 (Entered as : 08/31/08 17:00)
Reported: 8/31/2008 5:23:15 PM 17:23
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Cuernavaca (Mexico),
Shape: Cylinder
Duration:2 hours
Cane shaped object spinning slowly

I saw in the sky what appeared initially to be a star, but it was too elongated, so I took my binoculars and saw a cylindrical shape, pinkish in color. The object remained static for more than half an hour, then it started to move extremely slowly, and get a little closer. I then saw through the binoculars that it was a cane-shaped object spinning slowly around its own axis, with a frequency of about 1 minute. The object was visible with the naked eye, and was below mid-level clouds, so I estimate an altitude between 10,000 and 20,000 feet. When closer it seemed to be composed of strings of spheres, but that could have been an optical artifact. I saw 3 airline planes fly in the general area. I took my eyes off it for a few seconds and lost contact; I scanned the sky for 10 minutes and could not find it again.

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