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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 11/17/1998 21:30 (Entered as : 11/17/98 21:30)
Reported: 7/18/1999 12:01
Location: Port Orange (Daytona Beach), FL
Duration: 15 SEC
|OBSERVED TRANSLUCENT TRIANGULAR OBJECT MOVING NORTH TO SOUTH DIRECTLY OVERHEAD, APPROXIMATELY TWO HAND WIDTHS WIDE.
I was outside in the back yard of my house looking for possible meteors, at the time looking directly overhead. A translucent object, apparently triangular in shape and about two hand widths wide, no lights whatsoever, moved through my field of view from north to south. It was moving so rapidly that it quickly was disappearing over the house, so I ran around to the front yard and could still see it continuing directly south out of sight. I doubt that I would have even seen the object if I had not been looking directly at it when it went by. The whole event lasted only about 15 to 20 seconds. There was no sound whatsoever connected with its passing, but stars could be seen through the object as if looking through a semi-transparent piece of glass with no clean edges. I observed no other lights or objects (and very few meteors). I am prompted to write this report (so late after the event) by the many similar sightings observed of translucent triangular shaped objects since then, most recently in Wisconsin on July 6th.