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Occurred : 6/29/2011 22:45 (Entered as : 08/29/11 22:45)
Reported: 7/1/2011 9:14:44 PM 21:14
Posted: 7/4/2011
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Shape: Circle
Duration:8 to 10 sec
On 06/29/2011 between 22:30 and 23:00 hours while viewing the NE sky, observed two circular objects the size of a dime with a faint aura

Just for the purpose of credibility, I will begin by stating that I'm a retired Police Officer, trained in observation technics and the reporting of said observations.

My wife and I were sitting in our rear yard between 22:30 and 23:00 hours, enjoying the cool summer night air. We have several motion detection lights around the yard which had activated, thus flooding the yard with light. My wife had a long busy day and stated that she was going to retire to bed. Since it was such a clear and starry night, I urged her to remain still for a bit, and let the motion detector lights shut off; so that we could get a good look at the stars before we retired for the night.

After a short time with the lights off and as we gazed at the stars in a northeasterly direction my wife noticed the big dipper off to our left. I turned my head left to the northwest to look towards the dipper and just as I was turning back towards the northeastern sky; I observed two circular objects the size of a dime, in relation to the sky, with a faint orange glow silently flying or floating across the night sky. They were coming from a northwesterly direction and heading east towards the Long Island Sound. The objects were in close and perfect unison, approximately an inch apart in the night sky and at about 45 degrees above the horizon. The orange glow was brighter on the forward sides of the circles and lightened up towards the rear or left sides of the circles. My observation lasted about 8 to 10 seconds before they passed behind a large tree and were then out of sight.

I turned to my wife and asked if she had seen the objects and she replied "yes". I then asked her what she thought they were. She was quite spooked, shrugged her shoulders and questioned, "A helicopter?" I replied, "Did you hear any noise", and she hesitantly replied, "no".

Upon discussing this occurrence, I asked my wife why she replied that it was a helicopter and she stated, " Because I've never seen anything else fly so low in the sky before."

Neither of us, my wife 61 years old and I 58 have ever in our lives seen anything like this, we both concluded that we had just observed a UFO.

((NUFORC Note: We spoke via telephone with this witness, and we found him to be an exceptionally objective, and eloquent, individual. We suspect that he is an excellent witness, and quite capable of reporting accurately what he and his wife had observed. PD))