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Occurred : 5/18/2009 19:00 (Entered as : 05/18/2009 19:00)
Reported: 5/18/2009 11:50:34 PM 23:50
Posted: 6/9/2009
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Shape: Sphere
Duration:6 Hours
Bubble like sphere seen in Phoenix sky,

A bubble type shape was seen by many sitting in the sky above Phoenix today. It reflected the light from the sun and was gone with nighfall. There was either a 2nd above Sedona, AZ or it moved. The Federal Aviation Administration said the object appears to be a balloon. It was not showing up on FAA radar, which Gregor said could mean it is a small, non-metallic object. National Weather Service officials said that the object is not one of the agency's weather balloons.

((NUFORC Note: Confirmed high-altitude research balloon. PD))