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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 8/11/2006 17:30 (Entered as : 08/11/06 17:30)
Reported: 8/13/2006 8:29:43 PM 20:29
Location: Ashford Hollow, NY
Duration: ten seconds
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
|Two flying blips of light caught on video.
My wife and I were shooting stills and digital video at Griffis Sculpture Park in Ashford Hollow, New York, about 30 miles south of Buffalo. The sky was mostly clear. Neither my wife nor I noticed anything strange at the time--not until we looked at the video footage later that day.
I was using a Sony Handicam on a tripod, taking a shot of a large metal sculpture, zooming out. A blob of light is seen coming from the top-center of the frame, gets slightly brighter, then fades out quickly. This first ufo is visible for perhaps a few seconds. Then, a few seconds later, in the same shot, another blip of white light seems to appear from somewhere behind the sculpture, and streaks toward the left and up slightly, very quickly, lasting maybe less than a second.
A jet plane (can't tell if it's commercial or military) is also in the shot, its vapor trail clearly visible. It seems to be climbing at a rather steep angle of ascent, but I'm not sure.
I have the original digital tape and an uncompressed .AVI file of the relevant footage that's about 40 megs. Let me know where to send it. I'd love to have some experts try to figure out what they are. As an amateur photographer, I'm pretty sure they weren't lense-flare or airplanes. The first ufo might have been a meteor or satellite, but the second ufo shot "up" unlike any meteor.