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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 1/1/2005 17:25 (Entered as : 01/01/2005 17:25)
Reported: 1/4/2005 5:32:01 PM 17:32
Posted: 1/11/2005
Location: Route 202, NJ
Shape: Light
Duration: about 1 minute
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Cluster of lights fade then disappear

I was driving north on Rt 202 in New Jersey at about 5:20 PM on Jan. 1st, when a cluster of lights (3 to 5) NE of us caught my attention. At first I mistook it for a plane flying towards us but it was a bit brighter and maybe a bit larger (lower?) than the other planes in the area at the time, and it was missing the usual red and green blinking marker ligthts. Besides, it should have grown larger and eventually flown overhead if it really were moving in our direction. This object was apparently stationary. I brought it to my boyfriend's attention and as we were watching it, the lights quickly dimmed (within approximately a second)and the object seemed to disappear. There were very few light clouds and it was still light out and the object was definitely no longer there. My boyfriend said that he could see a dark patch against the sky where it was for a couple of seconds before that also disapeared completely but I can't confirm this because I had to revert my attention to the road ahead. I did look up again a minute later there was still nothing where it should have been or around that area. I was wondering if anyone else in the area saw anything.