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Occurred : 4/29/2004 20:30 (Entered as : 04/29/2004 20:30)
Reported: 4/29/2004 5:39:31 PM 17:39
Posted: 4/30/2004
Location: Pitman, NJ
Shape: Light
Duration: 5 Mins
Characteristics: There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Red star sized flares in Southern NJ.

A bright dot resembling a brighter than usual Mars was seen in the SE skies. The dot flared slightly, then diminished quickly. It reappeared in a slightly different position in the same manner. This occured 5 times. No further sightings over the next 10 minutes.

((NUFORC Note: Later determined probably to be the "flare" from Iridium satellites. PD))