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Occurred : 12/8/2005 15:00 (Entered as : 12/08/05 15:00)
Reported: 12/13/2005 3:17:04 PM 15:17
Posted: 12/16/2005
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Shape: Circle
Duration:1 min
Large, circular object hovering over mountain. It was visible directly forward while travelling on the I-15 southbound.

I was traveling home from work on thursday, the 8th of December. The time was around 3:50-4:00 pm. I was headed South on the I-15, toward the 215 turnoff to head west (where I live). I saw a large object in the sky, completely circular and grey. It hovered just above the mountain which was facing me (south). At first my eyes did not recognize the object in the air, and then I did a double take. It hovered there for about a minute. During this time of me spotting the object, I was beginning to exit the 15 South, and head down the 215 west. Furing that turnoff, you get taken underneath a section of freeway, temporarily blocking the view of the craft. When I finally completed exiting the freeway, and was finally on the 215, I looked back and the craft was gone. I was able to look at it, and observe it for less than 30 seconds, but when I turned off, and was going to pull over to really pay attention to it, it was gone.

I am used to seeing commerical airplanes and hellicopters all over this valley, and since my condo sits on higher ground than the airport, I get a constant view of planes comming in for landings and taking off. My father was in the air force, so I was raised around aircraft. This was not something I could have mistaken.

It didn't move, make noise, cause any electronic interference I was aware of, and it didn't emit any light. It just sat there motionless in the sky, larger than any hellicopter or airplane I had ever seen in real life. It hovered about as high as normal hellicopters do when they are doing the traffic reports for the news. (I see them over the 15 all the time when I am heading home around 4:30-5 ish) I wish I could have had the time to stop my car and take a photo. I had a camera but not within my reach while operating my vehicle. It was so large, I am astonished no one else has reported this. I asked a few friends in town if they had seen it, and they hadn't.