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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/18/2015 19:40 (Entered as : 08/18/15 19:40)
Reported: 8/17/2015 6:38:19 PM 18:38
Posted: 8/27/2015
Location: Mercedes, TX
Shape: Light
Duration: 20 minutes
Object with likness of star seen moving slowly.

An object that looked like a star was observed by my brother, who lives next door.

I went outside to observe too. I located object in sky directly above. It seemed to be moving east to west slightly north. It was moving very slow.

I checked through my apps on phone to see if it was a satellite/rocket or star. I could not identify as satellite/rocket or star.

With binoculars, it could be seen a bit better, maybe a weather balloon but I have never seen one before.

Object suddenly disappeared after going behind a high level cloud (cirrus) that was very faint.