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Occurred : 9/2/2012 22:00 (Entered as : 09/02/2012 22:00)
Reported: 9/2/2012 7:46:50 PM 19:46
Posted: 9/24/2012
Location: Fairfield County-NYC area, CT
Shape: Fireball
Duration: 10 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
5 glowing orbs seen traveling in NYC area

5 spherical objects were observed originating from the southwest (Long Island/NYC area). They appeared in sequence about 1-2 minutes apart, all beginning along the horizon & traveling up to about the midpoint of the sky before disappearing. There was mild cloud cover so we could not see exactly where the objects went. They were yellow-orange in color, & from our view point very large, comparatively perhaps 5x the size of Jupiter. They were rather bright & flickered like a candle flame, not a bright harsh electronic light that would be found on an aircraft. They seemed to be either very close & very slow, or very distant & very fast. There was no audible sound. They moved in a somewhat random pattern & variable speed, seeming to pause in their trajectory at points. The objects left no trails in the sky.

We live about a mile from a small commercial airport, but these objects neither originated from that direction, nor did they appear to land anywhere. When we lost sight of each one it was about halfway up the horizon.