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Occurred : 8/21/2013 21:40 (Entered as : 8/21/13 21:40)
Reported: 8/21/2013 8:22:41 PM 20:22
Posted: 8/30/2013
Location: New York, NY
Shape: Rectangle
Duration:40 seconds
red and green lights on something moving in one direction, stopped, hovered, changed directions, stopped again, then flew out of sight.

Around 9:40pm, I looked out my window to admire the beautiful (1-day post full) moon rising, when instead what caught my eye were the big bright red and green lights (2 of each) in a square/diamond formation moving silently across the sky perhaps about 10-15mph in a southwest direction, seemingly only about 1/4 or 1/3 of a mile high. Then it stopped, hovered for maybe 10", then changed directions and moved northward for perhaps about 300 feet before stopping and hovering again for about 20-30".

Then it flew westward and out of my visibility, and while it could have been a helicopter, I didn't hear anything that sounded like one, and I haven't known choppers to have big bright red/green lights but no white headlight.

Shrug... I'll probably never know!