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Occurred : 8/4/2013 21:07 (Entered as : 08/04/13 9:07)
Reported: 8/5/2013 6:16:38 PM 18:16
Posted: 8/30/2013
Location: Lake George Village, NY
Shape: Sphere
Duration:3 minutes
Reddish orange light in the sky over Lake George.

A little after 9pm on August 4th, we were walking up (north) Canada Street in Lake George Village, when my wife saw a strange orange object in the sky. We were with another couple and they stopped and looked as well. I had seen it move slightly south, it was in the eastern sky and I would estimate that it was over the lake and below cloud level, though it was a mostly cloudless night. It then appeared to stay in one spot. It was definitely orange/orange reddish, and it appear to me to be flickering or pulsating. I was waiting for it to move. At first I thought it was a possible firework or something, then perhaps a plane. But when it wasn’t moving, I knew it wasn’t a plane. Then it looked as if it was rising as it was getting smaller, than disappeared. The whole episode last for roughly 3 minutes.

As we were watching, another group stopped and looked and observed for a minute with one guy commenting it was a UFO.

I also have a picture of the object that I emailed to Peter Davenport.

Here are the following wind conditions that night: Surface Wind North-Northwest 6 mph 5000 feet Northwest 25 kts 10000 feet West-Northwest 30 kts 18000 feet Northwest 35 kts 30000 feet Northwest 50 kts 35000 feet Northwest 35 kts 40000 feet West 35 kts