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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/7/2004 18:45 (Entered as : 10/07/2004 18:45)
Reported: 10/12/2004 1:07:08 PM 13:07
Posted: 10/27/2004
Location: Swanton, VT
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 5 mins
Characteristics: The object left a trail
Teardrop contrail seen in west southwest sky in Vermont

Headed north on Route 89 in Vermont between Swanton and Highgate I noticed an object in the western sky, slightly south of west, just above the treeline, not sure of the exact distance, but it appeared to be very far away / high up. Appeared to be an object entering the atmosphere, producing a teardrop shaped contrail that dissipated a short ways behind the object. Object appeared to be entering at approximately a 30-35 degree angle, unable to determine velocity. About 10 minutes later, the object disappeared behind the trees and I was unable to track it.

((NUFORC Note: We suspect the object was a contrail. PD))