|Occurred : 10/10/2011 14:00 (Entered as : 10/10/2011 14:00)
Reported: 10/28/2011 3:27:13 AM 03:27
Location: Epsom (Surrey) (UK/England),
|Flying beer barrel shaped metallic object
I was in my room upstairs when looking at the sky I saw what I initially thought was a party heluim ballon which has been let loose and moving over the houses.
What was odd is that it kept becoming intense black and then fading to the point that I could not see it. I looked at it through binoculars and saw that it was in fact a higly polished stainless steel object. It had the form of a beer barell but about 5 times bigger. No openings or windows of any kind.It was moving and was inclined at a 45 degrees angle. I think that the reason it changed intensity was that it had such a polished reflective surface that it was changing the way ambient light was being reflected on its surface.
I watched it until it was so far I could not see it anymore.
((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))