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Blountville, Tennessee (United States)

Sighted on Tuesday 16. October 2012
Reported on
Shape: Cylinder | Duration: Undisclosed
Source:

was in house waiting for ex wife to show up to drop stuff off, her boyfriend pointed in sky when they came here & said what is that me and my fiance looked up and saw the object at first i thought it was a balloon then realized it was much bigger and odder was cylindrical in a vertical position , ran in house to get my skymaster 15X70 binoculars, i could see it fairly well, was no higher then 10,000 ft in sky did not look like a balloon or maybe a weather balloon having never seen a weather one i looked online to see if i could match it but did not, at one point a airforce training In-flight Refueling went over head as it does nearly every tue-thur and it was much higher then object , and there were a few smaller planes in area as we live near tricities airport and get a number of large-small planes over house daily it was slowly moving sw-nw took at least 30-45mins to move a hands width west was around a 50-60'o angle looking at it reminded me of a mylar but seethrough at some points it shined so bright as polished metal would i would imagine it would as the sun was not at its noon position yet when first sighted looked at it for nearly 3hrs i brought out my orion XT10 telescope to try and see it better but could not get a lock on it unfortunately. then lost it behind some oak trees.

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