UFO Sighting over Englewood, Colorado

Sighting Basics

Case Number 85152
Date of the Sighting 2017-07-16 14:30
Date Submitted 2017-07-17 10:54 (Reported Same Day)
Time Zone America/Denver
Source MUFON
Summary I first thought it was a bird but birds can’t stop mid air and move sideways. nor can they can they move that fast
Tags photo video

Sighting Location

City Englewood
Region Colorado
Coutntry United States
Latitude 39.65460
Longitude -104.98534
The latitude and longitude presented here is an approximation to protect the reporters identity

Sighting Specifics

Viewing Distance 501 Feet – 1 Mile, Over 1 Mile
Alititude Over 500 Feet (no cloudcover), Unknown
Sighting Duration 00:01:30
Object Features Wings
Object Flight Path Hovering then path,Path with directional change
Object Shape Boomerang

Weather Details

Max Temp 86°F / 30°C
Mean Temp 69°F / 21°C
Min Temp 52°F / 11°C
Max Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Mean Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Min Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Conditions No Abnormal Weather Conditions

Sighting Statistics

• There have been 1973 other sightings in Colorado
• There have been 48 other sightings in Englewood
• There have been 798 other sightings near Englewood
• There were no other sightings in or near Englewood on 2017-07-16

Sighting Details

Ok, i was staining a deck yesterday,decided to take five. it was clear blue sky full on sun nearly directly over head.I was laying on my back in such away that the roof of the house just barely blocked the sun. that’s when i saw it. at first glance i thought it was a sea gull, we do have them here. it only took me 5 or ten seconds to realise it was much too high to be a bird. seconds later a commercial plane passed underneath and i was able to get some perspective distancewise. it was pure white non metallic, stopped on a dime went left, then right i would guess hundreds of feet in but a moment. it also moved in a clockwise circle then counter clockwise. that’s when i definitely realised i needed to get up. i did actually think i should take a photo or video, but in the back of my mind i knew that my phone wouldn’t catch it with its proximity to the sun. i watched it for another 30 seconds as it rapidly move southish. then it finally vanished from sight, it didn’t disappear, just got further and further till my eyes couldn’t pick it out of the sky. as far as how i felt about it, still kinda processing but i guess the thing that surprised me is the lack of any feeling really. no fear,no excitement, no self doubt,maybe a sense of calm if anything.I guess i feel a responsibility to say something and would be curious if anyone else saw it. feel free to call or email me i’m not afraid of anyone calling me nuts. i know what i saw. best regards, hunter t


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