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Occurred : 9/9/2016 07:45 (Entered as : 09/09/16 07:45)
Reported: 9/9/2016 1:01:43 PM 13:01
Posted: 9/9/2016
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Shape: Sphere
Duration:10 minutes
pulsating light in the cloudy eastern sky.

7:45am, high, dense clouds to the east of the city.

Heading east on 50th St from the Edina/Minneapolis line while riding my motorcycle, I noticed the usual low flying air traffic over head. As a plane passed overhead and out of my line of sight, I noticed a round, pulsating light in the distance. It was backed by significant dark cloud cover, but didn’t seem to be moving. I was able to watch it for about 2-3 minutes before it became obscured by trees. I rode on approaching the west side of the I-35 overpass, and came to a high, open spot giving me the opportunity to see the ball of pulsating light again. It hadn’t moved, changed size, or direction in the 3-5 minutes since I had seen it last. I was able to watch for another minute or two, noticing again the pulsation as well as a lack of any discernable movement. I decided to pull over and try to record it using my phone. I made the first possible right immediately after the I-35W overpass. This gave me a high vantage point with no obstructions or interference of visual contact with the object. I briefly looked away to get my phone out, entered my code to unlock it, and selected the video option under the camera mode. This whole process took less than 20 seconds. By the time looked back up, the object was gone. There were no signs or indications it had been there at all.