|Occurred : 5/15/2002 13:00 (Entered as : 05/15/02 13:00)
Reported: 1/2/2009 3:39:22 AM 03:39
Location: Pickering (Canada), ON
|chrome sphere reflecting noon sun on straight NW to SE trajectory
While driving on the 401 westbound on the left express lane (approximate speed of travel 130km/hr) in Pickering, ON
spotted bright object approximately 10km away through front windshield of car.
At first, thought it was local Durham Regional Police helicopter and thought to myself, "this guy is in a hurry." As object came closer, noticed it was a perfectly chrome sphere and reflecting the noon sun.
Object passed over car at about ~25feet over highway (just above street light height) and followed straight horizontal trajectory. I would estimate the size of the object to be ~0.75m diameter. Object appeared to have a cylindrical protrusion (1/4 size of sphere) which showed that it was rotating slightly.
Saw object from driver-side window and noticed object was headed towards direction of Pickering Nuclear Power Plant. I continued to drive westbound. No clouds in sky. Slight breeze. Many other motorists on highway at the time of sighting.
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of incident is approximate. PD))