Item #: SCP-4xxx

Object Class: Keter

Special Containment Procedures:

Description: SCP-4xxx refers to a hot air balloon with green and yellow striping on its canvas, measuring approximately 24 meters high and 15 meters in diameter at its equator. SCP-4xxx has been observed over several small communities in the United States since the 1950s, including flying through several storm systems, but has remained unaffected during this time.

SCP-4xxx appears over communities with a population of less than 20,000 individuals at some point during July or August, usually during the hottest day or week of the year in that community. SCP-4xxx will then maneuver itself to float above the exact geographical center of the town.