|Occurred : 4/11/2012 20:03 (Entered as : 04/11/12 20:03)
Reported: 4/11/2012 8:55:29 PM 20:55
Location: Genoa, IL
|It appeared as a triangular molten metal fast moving object, traveling from the south in a straight line.
At approximately 8:20 to 8:24pm CST on April 11, 2012 I saw an object in the sky while driving west bound on IL Rt-72 located somehere between Hampshire, IL and Genoa, IL.
Movement and Size: It crossed the midline of my filed of view which was IL Rt.-72 facing west. The object appeared to be moving very rapidly and without any apparent noise traveling fully south.to the north over a period of not more than about 2-3 seconds. The altitude of the object is difficult to say. The visual perspective is that of what a passenger jet would be near the time of landing but it moved in a fairly straight line and not falling. Its size compares to the approximate size of pea held at about arms length (3ft); much larger than the diameter of a star yet much smaller than the apparent diameter of the moon.
Shape and Color: Its shape was somewhat triangular. The triangular portion had a shiny, white metallic luster leading in the northerly direction. The end of the object had a glowing irridescent appearance. It looked similar to a nearly molten triangular piece of metal.