The object is very similar to the objects observed during the famous NASA STS-75 Tether incident.
Advanced extraterrestrial craft or a living being in space?
Link photo: http://tothemoon.ser.asu.edu/data_g/G11/Hasselblad-SuperWideAngle/full/S66-54536_G11-S_f.png
Another amazing photo taken by a crew member of Apollo 9 mission while in flight shows three large cigar-shaped objects in front of the Moon.
Link photo: http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/sseop/images/ISD/highres/AS09/AS09-23-3500.JPG