|Occurred : 4/16/2002 22:24 (Entered as : 4/16/02 22:24)
Reported: 4/17/2002 10:24:08 AM 10:24
Location: Nashua, NH
|Circular pulsating lights on sides of large, silent, disk shaped object
I sent this last night, but I got a "Server not responding error", Sorry if you get this twice.
I was on my deck with my wife around 10:30pm last night and we were looking up at the stars, the little dipper in particular. We were about to head back inside, when I saw something. It was what seemed to be circular or disk shaped and had yellowish/orange lights that pulsated in a circular motion around the object. However these lights were only on the sides of the object, not the front or back (not on the sides that were in front of or behind the direction the object was travelling). There were about four or five "panels of individual light" on each side and went like I said in a clockwise direction around the object, with only one panel lit at one time. The object was about the size of two full moons when the moon is high in the sky, and travelled about the distance of 30 full moons in 3-4 seconds. It made no sound at all and almost appeared transluscent, the lights were the only things I saw. There were no clouds at all in the area. As soon as I noticed it, I pointed it out to my wife, who saw it immediately due to it's size. She confirmed the lights were pulsating. The object seemed to vanish into thin air, I had an unobstructed view in the direction it was travelling when it disappeared. I am also very close (within 4 miles) to a small airport and the FAA tracking center for the East Coast.