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Occurred : 3/23/2012 21:00 (Entered as : 03/23/2012 21:00)
Reported: 3/23/2012 8:20:52 PM 20:20
Posted: 4/18/2012
Location: South Plainfield, NJ
Shape: Flash
Duration:2 hours
Saw a flash in the sky from a stationary point that eventually grew wider and fainter, like a searchlight above the clouds.

The light started out pretty small and condensed, and would flash outward every 7 seconds from a stationary spot (which was dark and invisible when not flashing).

Checked awhile later and the flash seemed to be dissipating outwards, kind of like a wave across the sky.

It looked like a searchlight, only the light seemed to be coming from above the clouds, and not from the ground. I did not see or hear any aircraft, and the origin location of the flash appeared stationary the entire time -- it just seemed to pan outwards further and become less bright.