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Occurred : 10/16/2011 20:30 (Entered as : 10/16/11 20:30)
Reported: 10/20/2011 12:26:11 PM 12:26
Posted: 10/25/2011
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Shape: Circle
Duration:1 min.
My 3-year-old child, a friend and myself were sitting outside on my porch at our new home together one evening. It was a pretty chilly and breezy fall Sunday night but we wanted to look at the stars since we had just moved recently and were excited to view the night sky since it was so clear out. Within just a few minutes an unusual traveling bright circular bluish white light caught our attention at an instant. At first I thought it was a shooting star, but then it appeared to be moving closer towards us and not disappearing we knew such to be. We watched it travel closer towards us for about a minute staring in amazement, disbelief and even a little fear that it may be an asteroid or bomb. We watched it get closer and brighter for about 30 seconds, moving further east then remain quite stationary for about 3 seconds when it was at its brightest before vanishing into the eastern night sky at a rapid but steady gliding speed for about 6 seconds until it totally disappeared. It seemed to have come into our atmosphere from space, descend and then leave a different direction. I noticed an orbiting satellite and airplanes in flight and compared how different the light and motion of travel was in every way just to rule out things from our planet that travel regularly. We had cancelled out everything and both believed we had encountered an UFO.

I was convinced within 5 seconds that it could possibly be an UFO because of a prior experience. While walking my dog a few years ago with my husband I noticed a black triangular object in the sky just before dusk thinking it was a bird at first until it just kept descending and appearing more like the size of a helicopter. and then within a few blinks of an eye went back up into the sky faster than I’ve ever seen anything move that distance. What I saw in both experiences are almost exactly the same as far as the flight pattern and vanishing so fast.