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Occurred : 8/18/2015 20:30 (Entered as : 08/18/2015 20:30)
Reported: 8/20/2015 8:55:34 AM 08:55
Posted: 8/27/2015
Location: Longmont, CO
Shape: Other
Duration:4 minutes
Ferris wheel shaped object sighted over Longmont, Colorado

On August 18th, 2015, at approximately 20:30, my daughter and I were returning from the grocery store travelling along 75th street just North of Lookout Road, when my daughter spotted a lighted object travelling about 300 feet over our position. The object resembled a ferris wheel, circular in shape and approximately 150 feet in diameter, which a slightly domed roof with a thickness of about 20 feet.

Across the back of the object was approximately 60 lights, organized in four rows with about 15 lights in each row. The lights pulsed on and off in a pattern as the object moved. The object made no noise, as it traveled due north in parallel with 75th street towards Longmont, Colorado, moving at a speed of approximately 60 mph and accelerating as we tracked the object moving away from our vehicle.

We continued to observe the object traveling over the intersection of 75th Street and Niwot Road, at an elevation of approximately 600 feet. We then drove East o! n Niwot Road, intent on following the object and lost sight of the object until we arrived at the intersection of 95th Street and Niwot Road. At this time, we again observed the object at an elevation of approximately 1000 feet, nearly 1 mile North of our location. We traveled North on 95th Street for several minutes and viewed the object increase its speed and fade from sight.