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Occurred : 2/10/2016 05:20 (Entered as : 02/10/16 05:20)
Reported: 2/10/2016 8:03:24 AM 08:03
Posted: 2/11/2016
Location: Reno, NV
Shape: Cone
Duration:3-4 minutes
White cone shaped object in the early morning sky over Reno, NV.

At approximately 0520 hours, myself and a coworker observed a white dot in the sky with a noticeable white ring encircling it. This was in the north west sky in the north west part of Reno and the dot appeared to be the size of a star. As we watched, the dot slowly travelled south across the sky. As the object moved, the encircling white ring disappeared and we could see what appeared to be a cone shaped white light under the original dot. The cone looked almost like a spotlight under the dot similar to a lampshade. The object appeared to be extremely high in the sky, did not blink, and made no sound. The dot seemed to travel just in front of the cone as though the cone part was trailing. We looked at the object through binoculars as it continued south and eventually out of sight. The noticeable cone did not change shape and seemed to be an illuminated solid structure.

My coworker and I work nightshift patrol as police officers.