|Occurred : 10/8/2000 01:10 (Entered as : 10/08/00 01:10)
Reported: 10/10/2000 19:45
Location: Longbeach, NJ
|Boomerang -triangular shaped object traveling just east of Long Beach Island NJ..
It was late saturday night ..A girl that iam seeing and I were sitting in the hottub in the back yard of a house that iam renting.. We were facing east.. We noticed a few shooting stars that night.. There was a bright star in the eastern horizon ..I am guessig that it was venus.. As i lay back in the tubb chatting i saw a section of sky that seemed to be blurred.. This section was just north of that bright star... I tried to clear my eyes,figuring that i had gotten somthing in them.As i did this ,,my friend said what the heck is that!! and pointed to the area just right of the bright star... I clearly saw a boomerang shaped,triangular something.. It was as large as jumbo jet ,,or slightly larger.. There was definately ,more surface area than a jumbo jet.. It was camoflagued in to the sky.. What iam trying to say ,,is that it tookon the darkness of the sky,,with little bright spots to resemble the background of the surrounding stars.. The only other way to describe this is using the movie Predator as an example... I took on its surroundings but the area inside was blurred of fuzzy in respect to the surroundigs.The outer edge was illuminated due to the moon being toward the west behind us..The moon was almost full and the sky was clear .. The glare of the moon illuminated the edges of this thing and showed the boomerang shape clearly... If the moon was not shining in that direction we feel that the object would have been very hard to detect... The object crossed the sky from the northeast moving to the southwest... It was traveling sideways with the point of the triangle pointing to the west... It crossed quickly with out any trace of sound..The time was 1:10 EST ,,the ground wind was out of the west at about 5-8 mph.. Skys were clear ,, visability i would estimate over 20 miles.. The altitude of the object seemed to be around 15000 feet in my estimation.Based upon my experieces in traveling in comercial airplanes ,and skiing large mountains.. I would also estimate that it covered a distance in the sky of approximately 50 miles in that 10 to 12 second of time.. There were no traces of propulsion,,smoke,,vapor,,sound,,or any accompaning objects..The outline was whiteish,,as that of the glare from the moon.. The object was seen clearly without mistake of an aircraft ..It had no ligh! ts..Abou t ten minutes later a commercial aircraft passed in the area traveling north ..I wonder if the pilot saw anything..I told my observation to my friend and she said she saw the same thing exactely.. In no way is this a hoax ,,I found this extremly interesting ,,and hope others saw it also..
((NUFORC Note: We received a telephoned report from this individual, and we found him to be exceptionally credible. PD))