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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/28/2000 21:00 (Entered as : 10/28/00 21:00)
Reported: 10/28/2000 20:13
Posted: 12/2/2000
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Shape: Triangle
Duration: 45 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object emitted other objects, The object emitted beams, The object changed color, There were electrical or magnetic effects
Observer Background: Male age 30. Highly educated, M.A. Columbia University. Works with learning disabled population. Observer has a learning disability and has been in counseling regarding this issue. Given these facts, he is a careful observer, and takes care not to overreact to any situation. Observer saw 3 lights in the sky.... brighter than all others, which seemed to outline a triangular shape... black in color... which seemed to be rotating along a verticle axis. Object outline about 100 yards wide. No noise detected. Observer looked around at the rest of the sky and noticed no stars whatsoever on this night... and wondered as to why just these 3 lights were visible. Observer noticed " beam of light " that seemed to go back and forth among the 3 lights, which changed coler from red, to brown, to blue. Observer out of curiosity decided to flash car headlights in a sequence in the direction of these lights. Object seemed to flash its lights and disappeared. It later reappeared. Observer is careful not to jump to conclusions and wonders if there were any other reports in the area.