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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 2/12/1998 17:10 (Entered as : 02/12/98 17:10)
Reported: 3/3/1998 08:49
Posted: 1/28/1999
Location: Merritt Parkway (about Exit 38), CT
Shape: Light
Duration: ~1 minute
Characteristics: The object changed color
These "things" in the sky sparkled like diamonds strung together, moving almost in unison. They crossed the Merritt Parkway off in the distance, in front of me (traveling North). Needless to say, I missed exit #37!

These "items" looked like loosely strung together crystals or diamonds. I doubt they could have been larger than say 8-10 feet in diameter, certainly far larger than any birds, and they sparkled and glissened in the sky at dusk. It startled me and I wondered if anyone else driving on the Merritt at that time saw it. I was travelling North and these things must have been at some point beyond exit 38, so they weren't overhead. I have not heard any mention of this event on local television. Nothing. There had to have been at least 50 of these things, and possibly a lot crystals travelling in the sky.



I just submitted the report on the "string of diamonds" in the sky. I want to mention that these things were travelling west to east in the sky, directly over and across the Merritt Parkway. They were moving at a medium/moderate rate of speed, very consistent and not quickly or sporadically, as in a "shower" formation.