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Occurred : 8/8/2008 21:00 (Entered as : 08/08/08 21:00)
Reported: 9/9/2008 2:17:44 PM 14:17
Posted: 10/31/2008
Location: Kingsbury, NY
Shape: Sphere
Duration:25 seconds
silent orange globe of unknown origin.

We saw an orange colored ball in the sky last night; I do not know what it was. I have never seen anything like it before. It was around 9PM (not sure of the exact time), the weather was cool and clear.

It hovered about 40 feet in the air, as I walked closer to it, it moved away in a slightly arched line and disappeared behind the trees .

I stared directly at it for at least 20 seconds; I could not make out any solid shapes or apparent structure. It appeared, to me, to be a hovering ball of light.

The silence was strange, even as it moved up and away, it made no noise whatsoever.

It also traveled very quickly, covering 200+ yards and gaining enough altitude to easily clear the tree line in a matter of 2 or 3 seconds.

I am small business owner- 37, my wife is a nurse- 38, our son is a junior in high school-15 and our niece is an adult student- 21…we are normal, functioning members in our community.

All of us saw this object quite clearly and were a bit shaken by the whole experience.