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Occurred : 10/23/2008 15:00 (Entered as : 10/23/2008 15:00)
Reported: 10/24/2008 10:30:51 AM 10:30
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Franklin, MA
Shape: Sphere
Duration:25 seconds
Spherical object hovered then moved away at an extremely high rate of speed.

I was outside waiting to meet a family member. The sky was clear and there was a 3 -5 miles per hour wind blowing. I was sitting on a bench seat under a tree and happened to look up. I noticed an object in close proximity to the Sun which was behind a tree limb, and I thought the object was reflecting the Sun Light. The object floated into view, and did not appear to be move very fast. At first I thought it was something caught on the wind, but then it stopped and hovered for a several seconds. The object appeared to be solid at this time, and then it moved quickly to the side, and then I followed it as it rapidly moved up into the sky and accelerated away at an extremely high rate of speed. I was able to follow it for few seconds, before it accelerated up at what I estimated to be a 60 degree angle and out of sight. If the Sun had not been behind the tree limb, I would never have seen it; it would have been lost in the glare. I am sorry, but I do not want to leave contact information. I am not sure what I saw, but I was convinced by a friend to enter the information at this site.

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