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Occurred : 9/26/2008 18:00 (Entered as : 09/26/08 18:00)
Reported: 9/27/2008 4:34:04 PM 16:34
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Shape: Sphere
Duration:10 seconds
A Sphere of light was seen hovering next to the Stratosphere building in Las Vegas.

I was driving on a road aligned toward the las vegas boulevard, this was a small street. I was heading East toward the Las Vegas Blvd. the road that I was on is probably 200 yards in length, it is a residential road.

As I drove down the road, I was able to see The Stratosphere Hotel and Casino, this is a very tall building. nothing out of the ordinary at first as i turned onto this road that headed East. Maybe halfway down, I noticed a large sphere, golden and radiant, it looked like the light from a lighthouse shining directly at someone, but with a perfect bright sphere shape. This sphere was hovering in place perhaps 2/3s of the height of the Stratosphere building. slightly to left of the building from my perspective, which would make the sphere be on the North side of the building, 2/3s of the way up. I wasnt sure what it was and immediately it peaked my curiosity as soon as I saw it, it didnt really change in brightness from what i could tell, I was in a moving car. As soon as i got to the end of the street, i turned right (South) and the stratosphere was now being blocked by a commercial building across the street that i turned right onto. When i saw the stratosphere again, maybe 20 ft after made the turn, the sphere was gone.

I also noticed a black helicopter heading toward the stratosphere from the North, and it looked like it was flying around the same height of where the sphere was. There should be a point made that there is no way that the helicopter could have been the sphere i saw, because the helicopter was MILES North of the Stratosphere, headed TOWARD the Hotel. I did not see the bright sphere again.

this was around 6pm, and in las vegas it is still very bright at 6pm, so it would make no sense for a massive light to just be hovering around buildings, especially that close to one.