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Occurred : 6/1/1961 20:00 (Entered as : 1961 20:00)
Reported: 6/26/2013 9:55:12 AM 09:55
Posted: 7/3/2013
Location: Aroostook (Canada), NB
Shape: Sphere
Duration:10-15 seconds
Bigger than fullmoon sized yellowish-silver sphere flying over house at dusk seen by boy on bycycle.

I was a boy of 7 years old, riding my bike on the street in front of my home. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was at dusk, still very much daylight I was busily pedaling my bike from a dead stop ,and looking toward my right. Suddenly popping up over the eastern horizon directly in my sightline came a moon-like object yellowish-silver in color and moving very fast, it flew right over my house and disappeared behind the tree line on the western horizon. It probably took 12-15 seconds from eastern to western horizon.

In comparison it was bigger than any full moon I've ever seen. It also had some sort of protrusion at about 2 o'clock resembling an elongated "Z" like tail approx 1/10th the diameter of the body of the object. I had not even heard of flying saucers at this point and told myself that it was a comet because a comet was the only thing like this I'd ever of which had a tail.

I saw what I believed to be a similar object 30 years later.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date is approximate. PD))