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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 1/28/2004 20:55 (Entered as : 01/28/2004 20:55)
Reported: 2/3/2004 3:41:47 AM 03:41
Location: Clarksville, NY
Duration: 7 min
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
|Last Wednesday, January 28, 2004, as my husband and I were driving home from an evening church service, we saw something unexplained in the sky. It was close to 9:00 pm and the sky was dark. There had been no cars on the road as it was a cold winter night.
There were two lights ahead of us. At first I thought they belonged to an oncoming car. They were bright white-yellow and looked like car headlights. What was unusual was that they did not appear to be moving, and the closer we got to them I realized they were not on the ground, but in the sky, not high in the sky. They just hung there. We talked about them, trying to figure out what they were. They didn’t look like airplane lights; they were too close together, too big, and too low. We tried to make them be helicopter lights (because they hovered in the air), but there was no tail light and nothing to indicate propellers anywhere around them. All we could see were the lights. As the road curved around to the right, the hovering lights were now closer on our right, and I could see a third light under the brighter "headlights," it was dimmer in intensity, but also white-yellow. They hovered just about the tree tops, and we seemed quite close to them, but it was harder to see them clearly because tree branches were in the way. I asked my husband to roll down his window to see if we could hear any noise. He was trying to drive and look at the same time, and couldn’t get the window down fast enough for me - I rolled down my window, but I was on the wrong side of the car to get a clear view. He stopped the car in the road, and I jumped out, and then I could really see. There was no noise at all, which seemed very strange, no motor noise at all. My husband pulled the car into a nearby driveway, leaving me in the road. The area is rather rural and there were no street lights, no neighborhood house lights. These lights hung in the air just above the tree tops. I could see the underbelly of the craft as it was reflecting the lights. It was metal colored and seamless with no rivet spots where two sheets of metal were joined. It appeared to be curved, but where the light reflection stopped, I couldn’t make out any overall shape. I couldn’t see any wing tips or top or end. I had the impressi! on it wa s bigger than our car. As I was watching, it slowly began to move off to the left, above the tree tops. I ran back to the car and got in, but the lights had moved away and then became hidden in the tree branches and I couldn’t see it anymore. I thought the lights may have been on the front and the rest of the body was obscuring our view as it moved away from us.