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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/20/2019 03:00 (Entered as : 08/20/2019 03:00)
Reported: 8/20/2019 10:00:07 AM 10:00
Posted: 8/23/2019
Location: New York City (Manhattan), NY
Shape: Circle
Duration: 40 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
UFO appeared over Hudson River and Upper West Side of Manhattan.

I live in a high-rise building in Weehawken, New Jersey. I woke up in the middle of the night and saw this bright object hovering in the sky above the Hudson River roughly across 86th-89th street of the Upper West Side of Manhattan. As first I thought it was a star, but as I look carefully, I notice the objective was moving and its brightness changes as it moved.

Since I don't have a telescope, I couldn't tell the exact shape of object, but it looks circular and it is bright. After 15-20 minutes, the object began to ascend and the light got dimmer. Right before it fully disappeared, I saw another similar object appeared above the Manhattan Island, roughly around the 86th-80th street near the Upper West Side. The object looks very similar to the other one. It is round and it's bright. It hovered over the area for about 10-15 minutes, then it traveled toward downtown Manhattan. It was flying in a straight line, steady altitude, in a speed just faster than a helicopter. I could hear any noise from where I was.

It continued to fly in the downtown direction until it has gone beyond the view of my window.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))