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Occurred : 4/17/2012 07:30 (Entered as : 04/17/12 07:30)
Reported: 4/17/2012 9:10:25 AM 09:10
Posted: 4/18/2012
Location: Palm Harbor, FL
Shape: Cylinder
Duration: 5 minutes
Slow moving large, white cylinder observed during morning commute, reflecting brightly in sun.

I pulled up to a line of cars in morning traffic at a stoplight and, as I had the sunroof open, immediately observed a slow-moving blue and white cylinder about 2000-5000 feet in the air. As the sun had just come up, it was reflecting off the white surface of the cylinder very brightly, which caught my attention. I mean, if any of the hundreds of people in traffic DIDN'T see it, it would be a miracle. I would estimate it's speed at approximately 40mph, as I had it in view the entire time I was stopped. I'd estimate it's size as 50-70 feet in length. Imagine a dry-erase board marker with caps on each end, that's what it looked like.

I got a picture of it on my cellphone just before traffic started, but it's a bit distant.

I'm familiar with all types of aircraft, military and civilian, it was not that. It was not a lighter than air vehicle that I've ever seen. Let me know and I can forward the photo I took.