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Occurred : 8/1/1965 21:30 (Entered as : 08/01/65 21:30)
Reported: 12/14/2016 4:46:45 PM 16:46
Posted: 12/15/2016
Location: Teaneck, NJ
Shape: Chevron
Duration:1.5 seconds
Fast moving, dull orange chevron shaped object.

I normally would not have bothered to submit this 51 year old report, except for the astounding similarity of the object that I observed, to that seen by the young woman in Huntington Beach, California, on December 04, 2016.

Report details: I was in my bedroom at our parents’ house in Teaneck, New Jersey, on the evening of August 1, 1965, listening to WINS 1010 out of New York – a 24 hour news station at the time. About 9:15 PM, in the evening, the news anchor announced that formations of UFOs were being sighted over the Four Corners region of the American Southwest at that very moment.

Being interested in UFOs at the time I grabbed my father’s 10 by 50 binoculars, and raced out to the front lawn. I lay down in the middle of the lawn and began watching the sky. After seeing nothing for about 10 minutes I aimed the binoculars at Vega, which was just about at the zenith. With my arms tiring, I began to lift the binoculars away from my face, when suddenly in my peripheral vision I saw something orange in color appear from the roofline of my parents’ house. It was moving very quickly, but as the binoculars were still close to my face I was able to train them on this peculiar object, and follow its trajectory until it disappeared over pine trees in our yard.

What I saw was a chevron shaped object, virtually identical in shape to the object drawn in the Huntington Beach report. Overall, the object glowed a dull orange, with the exception of a perfectly circular area that was as dark as the surrounding sky in the left ‘wing’ of the object. This circular area took up exactly the same amount of space as each of the luminous grey circles depicted in the Huntington Beach report.

I was impressed by the rectilinear shape of this object, all the sides being perfectly straight, and the sharp angles, just as in the Huntington Beach object’s drawing. It was in view for about one and one half seconds. It took up about 1/6th of the binocular’s field of view width.