|Occurred : 2/17/2017 08:30 (Entered as : 02/17/2017 08:30)
Reported: 2/17/2017 4:03:55 PM 16:03
Location: Bryan, TX
|Flat oval disk-like object twisting and turning in place in the sky, then stabilized and flew away out of sight.
I arrived at work and was walking across the parking lot toward my office building when I noticed what I thought was a small airplane banking back and forth in the sky to the northwest.
I thought maybe it was a stunt plane, but then I noticed it had a flat oval disk-like shape, twisting and turning in place. I continued to walk across the parking and for a short period the object was eclipsed by the building, so I walked around to the side to get a better look.
The object was still there. For half a second, I though maybe it was a bird soaring in the wind as there was a pretty good breeze blowing, but it appeared to be hovering in place, although it was twisting and turning - plus, it had a definite oval shape.
A few seconds later, it stopped turning and exited away to the north/northwest until in was no longer visible.
I can't say with certainty that there isn't a prosaic explanation for what the object was, but it was strange. Possibly a drone, but unlikely with how it was turning over in the sky and then just flew away.
As best as I can tell, the object was maybe about 300 yards away, about 35 to 40 degrees in elevation from my position.