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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/8/2005 18:00 (Entered as : 08/08/2005 18:00)
Reported: 8/10/2005 4:10:53 PM 16:10
Posted: 9/2/2005
Location: Seattle, WA
Shape: Cigar
Duration: 1 minute
A silver cigar-shaped object stationery in the evening sky over Seattle

Monday early evening I was driving east in Seattle when I saw a large white or silver cigar-shaped object in the sky. It was directly ahead of me, maybe 1,000 feet in altitude. It had a shadow in the middle of the body that was kind of triangular-shaped like a wing might make, and I kept trying to make out a wing from it, as I see the large commercial jet airliners flying over daily. But it didn't conform to anything I could recognize. It had no windows, stripes or any features on the body except for the shadow shape. I realized it didn't taper at the tail as jetliners do. The long shape was perfectly even, and it seemed to be stationary in the sky. A few buildings blocked my view for a moment, and when I looked for it again it was gone. I looked very carefully but it just wasn't there. It was too high to have gone behind anything on the horizon. A mile or two later, still traveling east I saw it again, at the same altitude but a half mile or so south. It appeared to be stationary , as before. I see blimps flying around here and this was definitely not a blimp. Again my view was blocked by some trees and buildings, and a moment later when I got a clear view of the sky it was gone. I parked by Lake Union, with a wide open view of the sky, and tried to see it, but it was just gone. I did see a smaller plane in the distance flying from north to south, and it was easy to see it moving, compared to what I had just observed.