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Occurred : 10/23/2000 06:50 (Entered as : 10/23/00 06:50)
Reported: 10/23/2000 12:40
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Southbury, CT
Shape: Light
Duration:3 minutes
A very clear object that was covered with lights, hovering in the air to create a triangle with two planets, its lower lights blinked.

Curious Light I am writing this document 8 hours after I witnessed a curious light in the sky. It was at 6:50 AM on Monday, October 23, 2000. Walking down to the bus stop, I noticed a solid, bright light in the east sky. The day before, I read a report stating that most people mistake UFO's for Venus because they do not expect the planet to be so bright. I ruled out that the light was probably Venus. I saw a second light, lower than Venus and to the right. Dimmer, and smaller, but bright nonetheless, and solid. I looked at the sky with concentration. Blue, not a cloud in sight for miles, everything perfectly clear. I looked at the moon which appeared to be in the south. It was a crescent moon, and looked light a crooked smile. This is when I saw the light. A bright, flickering object in the sky off in the distance. It was on the left side, lower than Venus, to create an equilateral triangle. I stopped and stared at the "UFO";, it clearly wasn't a planet, or an airplane. In fact as I looked at the object, I figured that it was blinking about 4 times a second. The entire object wasn't blinking. It had other lights, and only a portion of lights, on the bottom half of it, were blinking. I wasn't walking anymore, and noticed that it was moving back and forth slowly and unsteadily. Then came an airplane. In a relative distance to the UFO. Dark, with those slow blinking lights that anyone can spot and identify. A bird flew by, plainly. A bird nor an airplane, nor a planet can be this strange object I saw in the sky today, that formed a triangle with 2 (what I believe were) planets. I am very skeptical about this strange light being anything other than a light, or an object in the sky. But that strange, rapidly blinking light is unexplainable. I have seen strange lights in the sky before, but this is the first time I believe it couldn't be anything else, not a flare, a plane, a planet, the moon, a balloon, or spotlight. It was some sort of craft. This is a real mystery.