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Occurred : 6/18/1999 20:17 (Entered as : 06/18/99 20:17)
Reported: 6/25/1999 20:36
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Vestal, NY
Shape: Cylinder
Duration:3 minutes
Observed similar long tubular object on 05/30/99. As it turned, the sun's rays reflected from a row of at least 20 windows along the side.

My wife and I were stopped at a gas station near the Vestal library when we spotted this long cylindrical object silently flying in the southern sky. It had no features such as wings or tail structures and had a shiny metallic appearance. It was traveling much slower than the similar object that we observed on May 30, 1999. It was traveling to the east when we first noticed it, but it then started to make a slow right hand turn. As it turned, it passed through the angle at which it reflected the suns rays towards us. For a short time a row of at least 20 individual bright lights appeared on the side. These lights may have been the reflection of the sun from a row of windows on the side of the craft. As it turned southward along route 26, it climbed in altitude and then suddenly disappeared at an extreme rate of speed. No sound or vapor trail was apparent. The sky was perfectly clear. This sighting occurred at almost the same time as the previous one, right before sunset.