10/3/2005 2:36:19 PM
Appearance / Description of Object(s)
"It looks like a black telephone pole."
Size of Object(s)
Full Description & Details
On friday Sept. 30th 2005, Officers Tony Roefaro & Dale Moore were on patrol (Spring TWp Police Dept, Centre County PA, near Penn State) witnessed what we would call a low speed flying telephone pole, the 911 center was advised as well as the local airport. Two different sightings on the same day between 10:30am and noon. Approx. 1500hrs we witnessed a fighter jet in the area, also the Good Year blimp was in the Penn State area due to the Penn State vs. Minn. game on sat. Oct.1st.
Additional Information or Comments by the Editor:
There have been a couple of readers' comments regarding this sighting, suggesting an explanation: Alex Forencich writes: "The 'telephone pole' appears to be a solar bag from Edmund Scientific that got loose. Link: http://scientificsonline.com/product.asp_Q_pn_E_3082480 . Description and size seem to match. Probably got loose from the location where it was released and left to drift across the country." And George Hayes writes: "I'd just like to contact you about [this sighting] on your website. It is in fact a solar airship http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/product/1358 Also, heres an article showing many sitings which are actually these balloons. http://www.rense.com/general51/myst.htm