Location: New York, NY, USA
Duration: 30 seconds
No of observers: 1
Reported: 2020-10-07 07:32:32 Pacific
Posted: 2020-12-23 00:00:00
brilliantly yellow ball-like shape moving way high in sky, with short white smoke behind that disappeared
Spotted from a hill in Central Park off of 70's streets. Intense yellow light, a kind of ball of it, definitely not plane or helicopter; moved very high up across sky, slowly at same pace; behind it was a short trail of white smoke similar to skywriting.
I can't answer "characteristics" below, none of them apply. It had a trail but didn't leave a trail. Nothing else appeared to be in the sky.
Note that I calculated time via camera shots (on the ground only) & my camera may be off by 1 hr. Hence it probably was 6:41 pm. (18:41).
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