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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 12/26/2004 16:00 (Entered as : 12/26/1904 16:00)
Reported: 12/26/2004 8:03:36 PM 20:03
Posted: 1/11/2005
Location: Sarasota, FL
Shape: Cylinder
Duration: 3-4 minutes
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
Two silver white cylinders moving way to fast for a blimp

I probably wouldn't have seen them if I hadn't been clearing brush and trimming trees, looked up at some of my handiwork and there it was. A silvery, whiteish colored cylinder rounded on both ends flying north to south, thought it was a jet banking as there were no wings visible. It didn't come out of a bank and continued to fly due south, from the rear before the tree's blocked the view it just looked like a round ball. While I am pondering what I had just seen another craft just like it followed the same path and at the same speed. My impression was that they were about the same length as a 747 but about three times the diameter, flying at about 15000 ft. somewhere between 200-400 mph.

I watched the sky for a while after that, was able to make out wings or tailfins on jets I saw even when they were at altitudes high enough to leave a short contrail, also could hear the jet sounds of all the jets I watched even the one flying south with the wind. The ufo's left no contrail and made no sound that I could hear. If they are a new blimp, cudo's to US, very fast for a blimp.

I thought I could see a dark aura , sort of pointed, above and below craft, may have been an illusion as I hadn't been looking at the sky before the sighting.