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Grand Rapids, MI

Sighted on Monday 13. April 2009
Reported on
Shape: Sphere | Duration: 40 minutes
Source:

A bright spherical object with windows around the middle of the craft. It just hovered silently for 30 minutes.I came home after visiting with my parents and doing some grocery shopping. When I turned into the street where I lived, I saw something bright in the sky that was just hovering. At first, I thought it was a helicopter. Then, I realized that it wasn’t making any noise, and it was much brighter than a helicopter. I have lived on an army base that had a helicopter unit so I knew what helicopters looked like in the night sky.I had noticed that there was a row of windows about the center of the sphere. I did go into my home to put away my groceries, but something compelled me to go back outside. I stared at the object for at least 30 minutes. There was no movement. It just hovered. After awhile, I started to feel frightened and I had a strange feeling of being watched.I decided to get my digital camera, and despite my fear decided to go back outside. I went back outside to take pictures, but the craft was gone. It was a white bright light, but it is was obvious that it was a sphere. You could see the outline of the sphere. I will never forget it for as long as I live. I was never so scared in my life!

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