|Occurred : 10/1/2020 19:45 (Entered as : 10/01/20 17:45)
Reported: 10/4/2020 12:10:56 PM 12:10
Location: Roebling, NJ
|At roughly 7:45pm on Friday, October 1, 2020 I was standing in my front yard along with five other members of my family. We were trying to view the ISS going overhead, which had us all looking North West. Visibility was low due to a cloudy sky, so I began to scan across the horizon.
I finally saw a white light moving very quickly due North on the horizon going West to East. I pointed out the object to the other members of my family and at first, we believed it could be the ISS. After viewing the object for 10 seconds it made a sudden stop and hovered for a few seconds. The object then quickly accelerated and moved East to West, then once again turned and moved West to East. After a few seconds it again stopped and quickly moved East to West . It once again hovered for a few seconds and finally sped off to the West. I would like to note that the object also continually changed colors from white to red as it moved along.
We live in an area with a great deal of commercial and military activity. Based on where the object was located in the sky, I would say the object we witnessed was traveling at about 10 times the speed of any aircraft I have ever seen in the sky above our home. It was not an airplane, based on how quickly it stopped and maneuvered, and it could not have been a helicopter due to the speed it traveled.