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Occurred : 12/17/2004 00:30 (Entered as : 12/17/1904 00:30)
Reported: 12/16/2004 11:35:16 PM 23:35
Posted: 1/11/2005
Location: East Islip, NY
Shape: Light
Duration:5 seconds
Incredibly fast moving bright light in an oscilloscope-like path

I was merging onto Sunrise Hwy going eastbound when I looked up in the sky and immediately a bright white/bluish light that was moving extremely fast caught my eye.

I alerted my girlfriend and was able to get her to look quick before it went away; she was able to catch it as it went fast across the sky and dissapeared.

It wasn't moving straight across the sky but it went up and down 3 or 4 times in an oscilloscope-like path before taking off in a straight line.

The speed was incredible. The object did not slow down as it changed from downward to upward motion.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain anonymous. PD))