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New York, NY

Sighted on Tuesday 13. January 2009
Reported on
Shape: Other | Duration: 15 minutes

Helicopter-like ship light beltI live in Manhattan , New York city, and would like to report the strange thing that happened tonight at about 4AM . I was watching a movie, when a strong noise, like that of a helicopter, appeared all of a sudden over my building (very close to Washington Square) I went out to the balcony and saw a big object standing still, flying very close to the last floor (the 17th, I live in the 3rd) Actualy I would have said it was a helicopter, but my mind was saying to me "no, it isn't", as there was a wierd light belt surrounding the structure from the bottom to the top, with white, blue and red colors. I went downstairs to follow the object, as it was disappearing to my eyes whenever it crossed to the other side of the building or was geting closer to the roof. As you can imagine, I wouldn't have gone downstairs a regular monday at 4AM for something that wasn't wierd enough. I have to add also that, as a sciencetist I use to be kind of objective and sceptic. I took my camera (regular old digital camera) with me, but the only one picture I could make was a very vague light in a dark sky, which equals nothing. The object finally slowly flew towards the west side, I tried to follow it, but disapeared between the buildings. I went from 3rd street/Laguardia Place all the way to the 7th avenue, and from there I could just slightly hear the "helicopter" noise, but couldn't see anything else.I want to imagine that it was a helicopter that, because was dark and the long shaped structure, I was confusing with something else, and that's all. But could you please let me know if you have been reported from anyone else or you can find anything like this today?((NUFORC Note: Source of report indicates that the date of the incident is approximate. PD))

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