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Occurred : 6/16/2013 22:30 (Entered as : 6/16/13 22:30)
Reported: 6/17/2013 1:14:06 AM 01:14
Posted: 7/3/2013
Location: Sioux City, IA
Shape: Triangle
Duration:10-15 minutes
A triangular UFO was found hovering in the sky and remained there for several minutes until flying out of sight.

I went outside the house at around 10:30 PM to find a bright object floating in the sky. It was stationary, but also flickered and looked like it was changing colors. It was very strange-looking, but I thought it might be a star. After watching it for many minutes and calling out a second person to view it, I got a pair of binoculars (7x50) from inside the house to get a better look at it. With the binoculars I was able to see the object in much greater detail.

From what I could tell, it was triangular in shape, with at least three lights (one on each side, one in the middle). The colors of these lights slowly alternated between red and white when seen through binoculars, but the object looked mostly white (pulsating) without binoculars. At around the same time I started watching with binoculars, the object began to move across the sky in a straight path towards us (the two witnesses).

At one point during this flight, an actual plane flew under it (I think there was a lot of distance between the two, but I’m not sure). The plane and unidentified object were very different from each other. The plane was closer to the ground than the other object. The plane was much smaller, went out of view much faster, and the blinking lights on the plane were much clearer. The unidentified object took 2-5 minutes to fly across the sky over the house and go out of view. From what I could tell, there was no noise coming from the craft. The entire sighting lasted approximately 10 to 15 minutes.