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Occurred : 8/16/2020 13:00 (Entered as : 08/16/20 13:00)
Reported: 8/17/2020 2:02:40 PM 14:02
Posted: 8/20/2020
Location: Sioux City, IA
Shape: Disk
Duration:Several hours
Bright star seen in middle of day. With binoculars you could see it was a flying saucer like object

It was a clear blue sky in the middle of the afternoon. I was outside smoking a cigarette. I looked up and noticed a plane flying high in the sky. The plane crossed the path of what looked like the brightest star I have ever seen. But it was the middle of the day. I called my neighbor over to look. He also thought it was strange. He grabbed his binoculars and several of us looked at the object with binoculars. We all came to the same conclusion that this was some sort of saucer like craft. The sun was shining off of it brightly but you could clearly see it had shapes and edges and something protruding from its bottom. There is no doubt about it that it was a ship of some sort. Whether it was alien I do not know. We watched it for hours waiting for it to disappear but eventually we gave up. We thought we could see it moving on it’s own slightly because it did change locations in the sky over time but it was not drifting like a ballon would. It had its own cont! rol and was definitely in our atmosphere. I did take pictures and video but without some enhancement it looks like a star to the naked eye. I know everyone I tell thinks it’s just a satellite but It did not move or look like any satellite I have ever seen. I was surprised and frustrated at how long it was visible.