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Occurred : 9/17/2004 07:45 (Entered as : 09/17/2004 7:45)
Reported: 9/19/2004 10:16:46 PM 22:16
Posted: 9/29/2004
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Shape: Sphere
Duration:3 HRS. 15 MIN.
DAYLIGHT SIGHTING OF SPHERE IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA

IT WS SEVEN FORTY FIVE A.M. AND I WAS OUT IN MY BACK YARD WITH MY DOGS.

IT WAS A SUNNY CLOUDLESS DAY IN PHOENIX ARIZONA. I HAPPENED TO LOOK UP AT THE SKY AND I NOTICED AN OBJECT IN THE SKY. I FOCUSED MY GAZE UPON IT AND NOTICED IT WAS SPHERICAL. I WENT INSIDE TO GET THE BINOCULARS. THE OBJECT WAS STILL THERE WHEN I GOT BACK OUTSIDE. THE OBJECT WAS VERY CLEAR WITH THE BINOCULARS. IT WAS A SILVER SPHERE.THE EASTERN SUN WAS REFLECTING OFF ITS SURFACE. THE SPHERE HAD FIVE SILVER LEGS UNDERNEATH IT THAT WERE POSITIONED AROUND ITS PERIMITER. IN THE CENTER OF THE FIVE APPENDAGES WAS A SILVER ROPE-LIKE-FLEXIBLE STRUCTURE WITH A BALL-LIKE DEVICE ON THE END OF THE SILVER ROPE, WHICH DID NOT EXTEND PAST THE FIVE INFLEXIBLE LEGS.

THE SPHERE WAS NOT TEATHERED TO A LINE FROM THE GROUND. IT WAS FREE IN THE AIR.

I WONDERED WHAT IT COULD BE. I WENT INSIDE TO FEED THE DOGS AND TO HAVE MY MORNING COFFEE. AT 9:00 A.M. I WENT OUTSIDE AGAIN AND LOOKED UP AT THE SKY TO SEE IF IT WAS STILL THERE. IT WAS! I VIEWED IT AGAIN WITH THE BINOCULARS. IT APPEARED CLOSER AND THE DETAIL WAS EVEN MORE CLEAR. BUT THE SPHERE HAD NOT MOVED FROM ITS INIITIAL POSITION! I STUDIED IT MORE CLOSLY. IT WAS SOLID AND SILVER AND REFLECTED THE SUN. IT DID NOT MOVE WITH THE BREEZE. THERE WAS NO SOUND FROM IT. IT HOVERED THERE IN THE AIR. WITHOUT THE BINOCULARS IT WAS ABOUT A QUARTER INCH IN SIZE FROM WHERE I STOOD ON THE GROUND.IT WAS HIGHER THAN THE SMALL AIRCRAFT IN THE AREA AND LOWER THAN THE JETS ON ROUTE.

I HAD TO TILT MY HEAD UPWARDS TO SEE IT. THERE WERE NO LIGHTS ON THE SMOOTH AND SHINEY SPHERE. I WENT INSIDE TO WRITE DOWN WHAT I SAW AND THEN I GOT READY FOR THE DAY. AT 10:15 A.M. I WENT OUTSIDE TO SEE IF THE SPHERE WAS STILL THERE. I WAS AMAZED TO SEE THAT IT WAS STILL THERE! ONLY IT WAS HIGHER UP IN THE AIR AND HAD ASCENDED DIRECTLY UP FROM ITS STATIONARY POSITION AND NOW IT WAS AN EIGHTH OF AN INCH IN SIZE FROM WHERE I WAS ON THE GROUND. I WENT BACK INSIDE AND RETURNED OUTSIDE AT 11:00 A.M. TO SEE THE SPHERE CONTINUE TO ASCEND INTO THE SKY UNTIL IT DISAPPEARED FROM SIGHT.