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Occurred : 4/8/2014 21:15 (Entered as : 4/8/2014 21:15)
Reported: 4/8/2014 9:00:22 PM 21:00
Posted: 4/11/2014
Location: Austin, TX
Shape: Unknown
Duration:10 seconds
Austin: Unexplained silent unlit object moving 100ft over the ground seen at close range

NE Austin, TX April 8th 9:15PM Central Observed silent black "curvy" unlit object moving east at close range approximately 100ft above the ground. Object appeared to be close. 500ft-1000ft away, 100ft above ground. 15ft to 25ft in size. Total time of sighting was less than 10 seconds. Object passed behind nearby tree convincing me that this was not a visual artifact. Object was very close and appeared solid.

I stepped to either side to test my eyes. Doing this gave me a feel of where the object was. This action completely validated that the object was indeed there and very close. I had a fight or flight response with goose bumps. Absolute linear direction and speed.

At first I thought it was a bundle of balloons. Then an Owl. Then a puff of smoke. But it set in this was a large solid mass moving deliberately and silently. It was just right there. Very Close.

The leading edges were rounded and visible as a grey sweeping line with mass visible behind, but I was unable to determine shape. Moving at perhaps 30 to 40 MPH. There was no wind.

My view of the flight path was not obstructed, but the object became faint and disappeared. This is my one and only “UFO” sighting. My overall impression is that the object was close, big and silent. Maybe someone else saw it. I am ½ mile east of the Austin Samsung plant.