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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/16/2019 16:00 (Entered as : 11/16/19 16:00)
Reported: 11/19/2019 7:18:10 PM 19:18
Posted: 12/1/2019
Location: Fort Davis/Marfa, TX
Shape: Cigar
Duration: 15 min
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object, There were electrical or magnetic effects
Cigar shape hovering over the desert during drive from Davis Mountains back to Marfa.

It was a group of 4, including myself, driving back from the Davis Mountains in Fort Davis. We were driving back to Marfa and had the encounter during the stretch between Fort Davis and Marfa. Between this stretch there is the desert and the mountains in the back; we noticed the unidentified figure hovering over the desert and initially assumed it was a plane.

I was the one who noticed that it was in the same spot and didn’t seem to be moving. It initially looked like a dot in the sky (almost like a really dark and tiny cloud) and I asked everyone in the car if they could see the same thing. All of us agreed we saw it and then continued our conversation in the car. I looked again and this time it looked more circular and in the same spot, again, I asked and everyone saw the same figure. It then took on a cigar like shape and just hovered the whole duration of our drive and we all kept looking over to it at this point as it was still in the same spot (a bit closer now) and just seemed to linger over the desert. During this time we lost all reception and one of my friend’s phone said “something mysterious stopped Maps from searching this area” with a photo of a UFO. We also noticed two small planes that were flying overhead that looked like they were chasing each other, but were closer than usual.

When we returned to our campsite we couldn’t stop talking about what we saw and are still baffled by what we saw over the desert. We also noticed a slight change to how we felt (headache, eery feeling, paranoia).