NUFORC Sighting 4482

Occurred: 1998-09-26 00:00 Local - Approximate
Reported: 1998-09-29 00:00 Pacific
Duration: 3 hrs
No of observers: 1

Location: Warwick, RI, USA

Shape: Circle
Characteristics: Aura or haze around object

Heard on AM 630 WPRO art bell,ufos were spotted.Went out w/ portable radio saw a big bright light an what appeared to be a comet.

I first looked out my window after hearing on art bell lights were spotted,went to the side of my house to look at it,saw a bright light that turned out to be a star. I then went to my backyard becuase there are less trees,and looked up and saw nothing.I then went back to the front of my house,(same route),and once i arrived at my driveway,near my deck,almost ready to enter my door,i saw a very bright white light. (I did not see it when i was leaving my house,becuase it was in back of me.)I then went inside to get my binoculars and zoomed in the light was steady and did not blink,the shape did not change. I then looked above my roof to see if there were any other objects near it,and i saw what at first i thought was a comet.(Some haze)I zoomed in and i saw 5 white circles,with steady non blinking light,the objects did not move,all the circles were the same size.(The circles were much smaller and farther away than the other object to the right.) The circles were arranged one behind another equally spaced in a arrangement that looks like a hook. I was pretty convinced this was a comet,as soon as I looked at it becuase one circle in the middle had a little haze around it.But that would not explain how the much bigger circle and much closer circle did not have haze around it also. It was very cold out and i went inside for about 15-20 min then went back out to see if the objects moved,and they did not.I then zoomed in on both objects again and there shape did not change and they did not move.I went back inside after 5 min,then i went back outside after my dog started barking (he does this alot i doubt it had anything to do with the light).But I did find it strange and i was a bit scared becuase he stayed outside for about a hour,and i thought the weather got to him,or he got to a fight with another animal. I yelled out his name a couple times 4 or 5 and he came in. I then went back outside with my binoculars for a final look and the objects did not change. I went back inside. I assume the objects may have stayed out there all night until the early morning,but i was to cold and not very impressed by it,(i thought it was a comet),but know think otherwise.(After hearing all the reports. The report of this object sounds very similar to mine! : Except that it did not move fast. And i saw the object a hour after his,[makes sense if it was coming to me it would take a while]and the object he viewed was moving east(coming towards new england),maybe this is the same object.Also there seems to be a few white only objects. ALSO:This object sounds the same an occured in my state!! AMBER OVOID UFO SEEN IN PORTSMOUTH, RHODE ISLAND On Tuesday, September 22, 1998, at 4:18 p.m., Roscoe Sweeney (a pseudonym), a 22-year-old sailor in the U.S. Navy, "was driving north on Burma Road" in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (population 13,840) "one mile from the Melville shipyard" when he spied a UFO. "It started above the tree line, about 10 degrees above the horizon, and disappeared into the clouds... Ended up slightly 30 degrees up. The departure angle was close to 45 degrees. It departed into the west and up." "I'm a reliable judge of speed. This thing was smoking and accelerating! Speed 400 to 500 knots, with a behind-the-trees dash at Mach 1 (600 knots), easy." "It was the brilliance that brought my eye to it. If I had done a slow blink, I would have missed it completely. This was truly an amazing sight." He described the UFO as "oval, like if you put your thumb and index finger together to make the OK sign. No blinking lights. Glowed like looking at a picture of the filtered sun...amber/gold." Portsmouth is on Aquidneck Island in Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Providence, the state capital. (Email Interview) I could check my local airport -(tf green),[across the cornfield]next to my house, to see if they spotted anything on radar [

Posted 1998-11-01

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