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Occurred : 7/4/2000 18:00 (Entered as : 07/04/2000 18:00)
Reported: 9/29/2004 7:28:02 PM 19:28
Posted: 10/27/2004
Location: Potsdam, NY
Shape: Triangle
Duration:3 minutes
I do not know the exact date, but it was late summer in Potsdam NY during the 4th of july weekend around 3 or 4 years ago, I think it was 2000. I was riding my bike down Bay street headed towards Pierpont ave when I noticed bright lights coming from about 40-50 yards above the water of Racket River to my right. There were multiple lights in a vertical line following each other, if you looked directly at them it would look like the shape of the big an little hand on a clock lit up like it was 1:25. they came on like a switch, the power was bright enough to cast shadows from the trees and houses in front of the water. It was dusk and i assumed the light source was fire works because of the holiday. But when I looked at them they were motionless, they were not falling down like a firework cascade would normally do. I realized pretty quick that all of the lights were slowly moving together as if they were all connected to the same object. Then the lights when out, they were only illuminated brightly for less than 10-20 seconds. You could still see the light very dimly lit, the object was changing its position in the sky, it was turning from vertical to horizontal. I was silent, it made no noise I can recall. It was clear that it was triangle in shape, its size was around 50 yards roughly. It was hard to say how, but I fell like it was not that thick. It then moved very gradually up into the sky until i could no longer see it. The whole event took around 2-3 minutes, but I will never forget it. I thought it was a government project or something. Whatever it was I have never seen commercial technology move the way it did.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))