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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/12/2014 15:30 (Entered as : 01/12/14 15:30)
Reported: 1/14/2014 9:23:35 AM 09:23
Posted: 1/16/2014
Location: Melbourne, FL
Shape: Cylinder
Duration: 15 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object changed color
On 12 January, 2014, at approximately 1550hrs EST, a total of five photos were taken. Three photos of the object; two photos of the object are enhancements of the first and last photo taken.

Three were taken of this object as it traversed the sky in a westerly direction. The object was reflecting the sun and definitely did not have a non reflective coating.

The object initially appeared to be cylindrical (vertical) on the first and second shot. The third photo was as it was opening up.

A Cannon Digital camera with a 300mm zoom lens was utilized.

Photos were taken at an approximate magnetic azimuth of 220 degrees of Melbourne, Fl, during survey of solar panel placements on a home when the object was noticed in the sky.

The object remained airborne with enough time to run inside the home and grab the camera to photograph.

* No other entity or agency has been notified by me regarding this discovery.

((NUFORC Note: Possible bird in flight, we believe? Either a seagull, or a pelican, we suspect. PD))