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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/10/2002 22:00 (Entered as : 8/10/2002 22:00)
Reported: 8/12/2002 11:59:19 AM 11:59
Posted: 8/16/2002
Location: Beach Haven, NJ
Shape: Light
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object
What at first looked like a star, at 20 - 30 degrees off the horizon, was zig zagging and jumping up and down but didn't seem to be coming closer. Occasionally, there also seemed to be a reddish or orange glow surrounding it. After a few minutes, it took off to the north and out towards the sea and disappeared. This same pattern repeated itself 10 minutes later.