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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/3/2007 15:20 (Entered as : NOV.13 07 15:20)
Reported: 11/14/2007 6:35:20 AM 06:35
Posted: 11/28/2007
Location: New York City (Manhattan), NY
Shape: Cylinder
Duration: 8 min.
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object changed color, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
High Altitude object that reflected the sun, yet emmitted a bright white changeing to red spot light

I had observed a high altitude object that was traveling from WNW to ESE at a slow speed. I was located on the NE corner of 34 st & 8th Ave. in NYC. This object appeared at times to glisten in the sun, but would emit a bright light that would change in color from white to red, that gave the appearance of a spot light. At this time, I notice a North bound airliner which had generated four contrails south of the object in question. When the distance between the AC and the object closed several miles the object changed this tract to a southern direction, and appeared to pass the AC on the port side and pass through the contrails. The object(spot light) would continually change in color from a bright white to red, but the object still reflected the sun. The Aircraft continued on its path, but I would think that they must have observed it also due to its proximity to the AC. I lost tract of the object shortly after it passed through the contrail. The object did not generate any observable contrail which I also found unusual. I have checked Heavens-Above for possible irridum flares, sattilites for that time and found none.