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Occurred : 9/1/1999 21:00 (Entered as : 09/01/1999 21:00)
Reported: 11/26/2008 5:52:44 PM 17:52
Posted: 1/10/2009
Location: Coon Rapids, MN
Shape: Triangle
Duration:8-10 seconds
Large boomerang shaped invisible object blocked starlight while flying across sky

I have a sketch and noted the year was 1999, but did not write down the day. The sighting took place in the late evening when it was completely dark and the sky was clear and full of stars. Out of the corner of my eye, I noticed movement in the sky from the north moving to the south. When I looked closer, however, it wasn’t an object that I was seeing move, rather it was the disappearance and reappearance of stars behind an object. The object itself was black or invisible with no lights. Given the area of stars that were blocked out, I would say the object was five times larger than a jet. It was completely silent. It was shaped like a boomerang only a little more rounded in front rather than triangle and a slightly sharper points on the “wing” tips. Since the object was invisible, I can only suggest the shape based on the black area absent of stars like a silhouette as it moved across the sky. If the object was indeed five times the size of a jet and flying at about the attitude of a jet, then it was moving much faster than a jet. I blinked a couple times, looked away and looked back, and then followed the object across the remainder of the horizon until it was out of sight. In all it took about 8-10 seconds to span the sky and flew at the same altitude the whole time.

Given the triangular shape, I suppose it could have been a low-flying Stealth Bomber that just appeared much larger if flying low. But is a Stealth completely silent? Also, Stealth Bombers have three triangles pointing backwards from the mid section. The object I saw did not seem to have any mid section as such.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of incident is approximate. PD))