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Occurred : 5/5/2006 15:00 (Entered as : 05-05-06 15:00)
Reported: 5/12/2006 7:25:54 AM 07:25
Posted: 5/15/2006
Location: Washington (UK/England),
Shape: Sphere
Duration:20 minutes
White Ball (not Silver shining) Approx 10 feet across travelling quickly in an arc before slowing and 'hovering' above me.

I was lying on a hammock in my back garden, making the most of a rare warm day for this time of year.

I saw a small white ball at about 45 degrees moving quickly in an arc from north to south. The 'ball' stopped almost directly over my head (it didn't stop abruptly, just slowed to a stop). It stayed in that position without any movement at all for approx 10 minutes.

It then moved a few degrees sosuth, then north, then south again. I lost sight of it when it disappeared behind some clouds. Based on observing aircraft (737 type) landing at the nearby airport at roughly the same height I would estimate the object to be quite small, maybe 10 feet across. There was no sound associated with the ball.

Approx 20 minutes later a (i think Tornado) fighter jet passed low over the position that I had last seen the object (It is VERY unusual to see military aircraft in this area - especially flying as low as it was.)