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Hong Kong (China)

Sighted on Saturday 02. May 2009
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Shape: Other | Duration: 15 min

Wierd halfmoon-like thing hovering above the apartment buildings. I wonder whether or not other people saw it.At about 1 minute before midnight, I looked out the window of my bedroom in the 1st floor apartment I live in with my family, up at the sky in the direction of the apartment buildings about, I'd say, a few hundred meters away. I wasn't looking for anything in particular, just wanting to enjoy the night sky.I glimpsed what I first thought to be a half-moon. It was about a semi-circle in shape, though with further inspection it seemed like one of the corners of the semi-circle was elongated. The color was kind of a really light orange, and I remember thinking, "Hm... The moon looks rather golden..." The position of the object was just over the top of two of the buildings, positioned kind of in-between then but above. The apartment buildings were about 20 stories tall.Then, I thought I could see the object quivering, like when an image projected onto a wall by an over-head projector quivers when the projector is lightly touched; it was like it was hovering, or something. And the outlines of the object were also kind of blurry. Also, when I shifted perspective, the object also changed position in my sight like any object in normal distance, completely unlike a body at moon-distance.I was confused, but then it seemed like my subconscious had already come to the conclusion that it was not the moon, because then I realized that it was much too large to be the moon, and the color was off, anyway.At the time, I just tried to put it out of my mind, and returned to my own business. Then, at 0:14 of the 3rd of May, just 15 minutes after, I looked outside again, unable to resist my curiosity. To my absolute astonishment, the object had shifted, like the moon was setting, or something. Now, it was positioned at about the top floor of second-top floor of the apartment building; I don't remember clearly which. That was when I came to the conclusion that it was definitely not the moon or any ordinary celestial body.Furthermore, it the edges of the object looked very blurry or scattered, like I was looking at it through tears, but the buildings did NOT look like that; only the object. I had mixed feelings at that point, kind of scared, kind of curious, and kind of uncertain, as well as wondering if there was anyone else seeing the same thing. I was working on my computer, and it briefly occurred to me to use my web-cam to shoot some footage; I have no idea why I didn't.I looked away again, again trying to put it out of mind. Then, a while later, I looked out the window again, trying to catch a glimpse of it. It was gone. It couldn't have been more than a few minutes since I had last looked. Now that its blurry light was gone, I could see that in between those two apartment buildings, there wasn't much of a gap at all that I could see from my vantage point; definitely not wide enough for me to see the entire Object. (I think the reason I didn't notice that when the object was still there was simply because my attention was riveted on the object.) But then that begged the question, "How could the Object have remained visible to me when it appeared to have lowered to the level of the top two floors?" Unless it was in fact in FRONT of the buildings. That could only mean it was an UFO, right? Hopefully, someone else also saw it and have photo/video evidence.

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