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Occurred : 5/1/2001 14:00 (Entered as : 05/01/01 14:00)
Reported: 5/12/2003 8:07:30 PM 20:07
Posted: 5/13/2003
Location: Meekatharra (Western Australia),
Shape: Cone
Duration:10 minutes
Strange object spotted over regional Western Australia - May 2001

During the mid-afternoon of 1st May 2001 my work collegue and myself (both Geologists) witnessed a strange object in the sky. It was a clear, cloudless afternoon, when my mate noticed a single bright, cigar-shaped object in the sky. It was dark grey in colour, with a bright white light (possible a reflection) along it's western side and made no audible noise. As we are located in remote Western Australia, we don't get a lot of aircraft overhead, (besides our own planes that are easily recognisible) so we were quite bewildered. The object appeared almost stationary, only just moving East across the sky for several minutes. My mate went and got the digital camera, came back outside and took a photo of the object. Shortly afterwards it just disappeared.