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Occurred : 5/5/2012 21:30 (Entered as : 5/5/12 21:30)
Reported: 5/6/2012 5:16:46 PM 17:16
Posted: 5/13/2012
Location: Newport, ME
Shape: Circle
Duration:3 - 4 min
Strange lights that we cant explain as known aviation

5/5/2012 My husband and I went for a drive to see the ‘supermoon’ that night. About 21:30, I pulled into the town boat launch to look at the water. We immediately noticed 2 bright lights in the sky to the northeast. It looked like two planes flying side by side but the lights were bright orange. They seemed to move in tandem at about the speed you might expect a plane to fly. Because of the strange color, we got out of the car and watch the lights.

Suddenly, a third light appeared some distance behind the other two, also flying north to south. The first two crossed about 1/3 of the sky line, then stopped moving in the sky, just seemed to sit there. There was no sound. The first two lights dimmed and went out in a span of about 5 seconds. Then the light in the back, which never made it as far as the first two, also dimmed and disappeared. We could see stars throughout this event.