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Occurred : 7/3/2010 21:00 (Entered as : 07/03/2010 21:00)
Reported: 7/16/2010 1:53:28 PM 13:53
Posted: 7/19/2010
Location: New London (near), CT
Shape: Light
Duration:3 seconds
An out of the ordinary, fast-moving light moved in a zig zag pattern across the night sky and disappeared in a matter of seconds.

July 2nd, 3rd or 4th, 2010.

From a dock on the Connecticut shore a friend and I (60's, college educated, non-profit professionals) were looking up at the stars about 9 p.m. as the twilight was disappearing and the sky was becoming increasingly dark. We were both looking at about "10-10:30 o’clock" out over Long Island Sound and simultaneously we caught sight of a very fast moving light that blinked and zigzagged and then disappeared. It was probably in our visual field for no more than 3 seconds. It was quite out of the ordinary and we both commented on it at the same time.

While similar in brightness to a high flying airplane or satellite, it didn’t resemble any airplane or satellite I’ve seen before. And neither of us thought it was a shooting star. I’ve never seen an airplane or satellite or shooting star zigzag like this object did. Because it moved in a fast, but measured, geometric pattern it seemed much more like a mechanical object than a natural phenomenon like a comet or shooting star.

We saw it a couple of weeks ago and I am still thinking about it, wondering what it is we saw.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the event is approximate. PD))

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))