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Occurred : 10/20/2000 20:45 (Entered as : 10/20/00 20:45)
Reported: 10/22/2000 12:27
Posted: 12/2/2000
Location: Westbury, NY
Shape: Disk
Duration:1 minute
We saw a unique glowing disc moving in an erratic pattern that appeared to be a true UFO in the skies of Long Island.

My wife & I are educated professionals who were driving northbound on the Wantagh Pky in Nassau County,Long Island,New York on Friday evening. It was a clear cool night & as we approached Hempstead Tpke.I noticed what appeared to be a glowing disc. I must admit it appeared to be very similar to those I have seen on TV documentaries about UFO's. There was a light emiting from the top downward to create the shape of the saucer. The color of the light was whitish blue. I pointed it out to my wife who also had the same reaction of awe as I did. I noticed that it wasn't moving in a straight line. First it moved toward the east,then slightly north,then ultimately westbound un- till we lost it behind some trees. Beacuse of its appearance and movement,we knew it couldn't have been a plane,heliocopter or even a blimp. I assumed it would be clearly seen by thousands & checked the Saturday & then Sunday newspaper,Newsday,which is the largest on Long Island. They said no one had reported it & since it had passed,they were not interested. I should call only at the moment I see it. I still plan to check the Long Island TV station-Channel 12 to see if they had any calls. I have to believe that many saw this as well but possibly were embarresed to call.