|Occurred : 9/21/2004 19:30 (Entered as : 09/21/2004 19:30)
Reported: 9/21/2004 7:10:21 PM 19:10
Location: Columbus, OH
|Glowing UFO seen in Columbus that began traveling backwards nearly instantly
I cannot confirm exactly what it is that I saw. It was flat however, with no limbs of any sort such as wings found on an airplane. I could slightly tell the shape was reminiscent of a disk or saucer.
It began its journey in the near proximity of the moon. As it neared larger cloud formations I could at times see that it was going behind them. The only clouds present in the sky were the high cirrus clouds, yet like I said earlier, I could roughly discern a shape.
As it came from behind a cloud, it had lost its glow and now its shape was much more clearly prominent. It was then a dull metallic hue. Moments later it vanished from sight.
Its descent across 1/4 of the sky had taken no more than two minutes. Keep in mind that this was not traveling away from me. It kept its size and girth throughout and seemed to be traveling in an arc or semicircle around my location.
I frantically searched the dusk sky for the object but I could no longer see it. Resigned to thinking I had hallucinated, I walked away defeated all the while fighting the urge to run into a nearby restaurant and shout "Did you see the UFO?!" A quick glance caught me off guard as I realized that the object was back in the sky and glowing- only now it was suddenly traveling the opposite direction.
Correct me if I speak wrongly, but can a plane suddenly begin traveling the exact opposite direction in mid flight? Either I'm on a rollercoaster and this is loony land or I really did see a UFO tonight.