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Occurred : 9/14/2014 12:30 (Entered as : 15/09/14 12:30)
Reported: 9/21/2014 8:35:21 PM 20:35
Posted: 9/25/2014
Location: Boulder, CO
Shape: Light
Duration:15 minutes
Saw a bright, star-light like one finger's length away from noonday sun in Boulder, clear skies.

While waiting for a meeting to start, I happened to look up at the sun during a beautiful, cloudless day in Boulder. I saw a bright object--like a star--about one finger’s length from the sun, my finger one foot from my nose. I observed it for 5 or 6 minutes, during which time it never moved. The bright light was stationary. Because the light did not move, I concluded that it was not any sort of ordinary aircraft (not a helicopter by any means, and no noise whatsoever), nor was it a balloon, because high altitude winds would cause it to move. The light looked just like a star. But, how could a star be visible shortly after noon, in a cloudless sky, a finger’s length from the blazing sun? I have never seen a star under such conditions.

A man and woman came walking by while I was mulling over the possibilities. I stopped them, to see if they would have a look at the bright object. They did so, but neither knew what it might be. One reason I asked them to look was to verify that I was seeing something, and that its nature was not evident.

After watching it for 8 or 9 minutes, I went inside, but the meeting had not yet started, so I went out again to see check on the light. It was still there, its position the same. I was stumped.

My conclusion: Something very curious was up there, but I have no idea what it might have been.