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Occurred : 12/10/2007 16:45 (Entered as : 12/10/07 16:45)
Reported: 12/12/2007 12:13:57 PM 12:13
Posted: 3/4/2008
Location: Barre, VT
Shape:
Duration: 5 minutes
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
Comet-like object moving very slowly east over Barre, Vermont

From Barre, Vermont About 6:45 pm Monday evening (Dec. 10) I came home from work and looked up in the sky. It was a bit hazy, but almost directly overhead the sky was clear. I saw what looked like a "blobby" mass, at first thought it was the Pleaides, but they were farther to the east. I watched it for 5 minutes or so and it didnít appear to move, or if it did it did so very slowly.

It looked very much like the photos I took of Halleyís Comet in Australia during the period of time when there was no tail.

I tried to find the list of comets in the "Farmerís Almanac," but none were listed in the 2008 edition.

After about 10-15 minutes inside I went back outside with binoculars to look at it more closely, but it was gone. It didnít seem to be moving fast enough to have gone out of my field of view so I canít explain why I couldnít see it the second time (this would have been shortly after 7 pm or so).