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Occurred : 5/17/2009 19:00 (Entered as : 05/17/2009 19:00)
Reported: 5/17/2009 8:17:44 PM 20:17
Posted: 6/9/2009
Location: Carlsbad, NM
Shape: Cylinder
Bright shimmering cylinder seen in sky over Carlsbad, NM 05/17/2009

One cylinder shaped object very high in the sky. Positioned not parallel with the horizon. Positioned west to east. Approx at a 75 degree angle in the sky. Definitely not a star- appears non- moving, with shimmering lights or reflectors on it. Unable to see color. Sky is very clear and no other objects observed. No other light beams or trails observed.