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Occurred : 5/18/2009 09:40 (Entered as : 05/18/09 09:40)
Reported: 5/20/2009 5:24:48 PM 17:24
Posted: 6/9/2009
Location: Jubilee Pocket (Queensland) (Australia),
Shape: Sphere
Duration:15 minutes
Two red and white discs seen over north Queensland, Australia

At 0940 this morning, I was looking for Venus near the crescent moon as I know it is visible during daylight hours. While scanning for it (with 15x70 binoculars) I saw an object appear near the moon, At first I thought it was Venus but then realized it was moving in a south-easterly direction, quite fast. I focused on it and it seemed a lot closer as I had to adjust the focus.

It was round and seemed to have something red sort of trailing around it. The red part seemed to be moving around the disc. I lost track of it after about a minute. I went back to looking for the planet Venus and saw another object fitting the same description, at high altitude this time traveling in a westerly direction. I watched it for about a minute. They both made me think of a red and white parachute at first, but then I realized that they were traveling too fast.

Incidentally I finally did spot Venus and it wasn't moving.