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Occurred : 3/5/2012 11:30 (Entered as : 03/05/12 11:30)
Reported: 3/6/2012 4:54:35 PM 16:54
Posted: 3/13/2012
Location: Davenport, IA
Shape: Oval
Duration:5 minutes
Oval, hanging vertically above busy intersection in Davenport, IA at mid day.

This was my first experience of this kind and I feel obliged to share. Coming home from paying this month's rent, I noticed something silver and shimmering in the sky. This object caught the sunlight in an amazing fashion. Off in the distance I strained my eyes to make out what it was. My friend was driving at the time so I had to point it out to them. We speculated as to what it could be as we drove closer and closer. It didn't move unless we broke eye contact, so we eliminated the possibility of a far off jet or plane. It wasn't whirling so we eliminated helicopters. These are the usual air crafts the run traffic above Davenport. I leaned forward in the passenger seat still trying to figure out what it could be as we came directly underneath it. Fourteen to fifteen stories up, an oval shaped object hung there, motionless. I judged it to be about the size of a four-door vehicle. I struggled to make out some detail, but it was unusually blurry, as if on purpose. The blue sky seemed to show through these holes running along the frame of the object. As we passed below it I hopped over the middle seats and got to the back to try and catch another glimpse, but it was gone. I could not identify the object, so to me, it was a UFO. I apologize for not having any evidence of this experience. My deepest regret was that I had my cellphone in hand and was too busy trying to figure out what it was to take a picture.