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Occurred : 4/26/2009 17:00 (Entered as : 4/26/09 17:00)
Reported: 5/2/2009 10:19:35 AM 10:19
Posted: 5/12/2009
Location: New York City (Brooklyn), NY
Shape: Circle
Duration:14 seconds
VIDEO of orb in Brooklyn, NY 4/26/09

On Sunday 4/26/09 at approximately 5pm, I was videotaping the sky over Brooklyn, NY (Windsor Terrace neighborhood) during and after "contrail" or "chemtrail" airplane activity.

It is critical to note that my curiosity into "chemtrails" is somewhat irrelevant here and does NOT represent the conclusions of the NUFORC. Apart from the observed airplane activity, a genuine UFO sighting occurred and was videotaped, and that is the purpose of this report and video submission. The NUFORC has made it very clear to me that it views the notion of "chemtrails" as a complete hoax. I fully accept that view, but am determined to report the UFO sighting anyway.

In the wake of the airplane activity (whatever its nature), I shot a 26 second clip of the sky, about 14 seconds of which depict what appears to be an orb-like shiny object. It becomes visible at about 8 seconds into the video and shines or reflects light to varying degrees until the video ends at 26 seconds.

MY BACKGROUND: WITH UFO'S: My prior UFO sighting reported on this site occurred on 2/6/97 in Mesa, Arizona. On that occasion I had a spectacular, close-up, detailed sighting of a triangular craft. A follow up report gave added detail (map) of the location.

OTHER: I am a former advertising executive turned high school teacher and coach. I hold degrees in education, marketing and political science.


((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and found him to be sincere and serious-minded. We disagreed with him regarding the issue of "chemtrails."

We have looked at the video he provided, and we cannot determine what the object is, photographed through thin cloud layer. However, we have no reason, at this time, to conclude that the object was a genuine UFO. PD))