|Occurred : 9/27/2016 17:15 (Entered as : 09/27/2016 17:15)
Reported: 10/7/2016 5:24:35 AM 05:24
Location: Centennial, CO
|We saw a small white circular object travel east to west, stop and hover, then move upward out of sight.
On Tuesday, September 27, at around 5:15 pm in the evening, I stepped out into my backyard, facing west, and as I walked into the yard, I perceived what appeared to be a small white dot moving across the sky, northeast to southwest. It traveled in silently in a straight line, making steady progress but not in any particular hurry. Then it stopped and just hovered. I called to my husband to come out. It was still broad daylight at this time and the sky was clear.
As the object hovered there, it appeared to be bouncing or pulsing. It seemed to periodically flash a reflective silver appearance, like it was flipping over or something. It was hard to tell if the shape was actually circular or spherical – or more elongated, although when I first saw it, it appeared as a circle.
It was very far up, it seemed, I don’t know how to judge the distance but it appeared higher than most planes that we usually see in that area. It was so high that pictures my husband tried to take with his really good camera don’t really show anything other than a long, more cigar-shaped flash of light, which is not how it looked to our naked eyes. As it hovered, there were times when it seemed to disappear, then reappear. It hung for several minutes, then moved upward and out of sight.
It feels like our ability to truly perceive even the basics, such as the shape, distance and behavior, of this object was limited.