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Cowboys12

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Jan 18, 2012
 

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Hey does anybody know what these weird lights that keep appearing & disappearing in the sky are? Has anybody even seen them, they seem to be towards the Potsdam area. It's creepy as hell seeing it. I've seen it twice tonight in two different parts of the sky. I doubt they're flares because they don't stay lit for long.
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Jan 18, 2012
 

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Last week a friend of mine n I saw 3 lights in in the sky making the shape of a diamond...with a light going around inside them ...it would appear for Luke 3 seconds then dissapear then come back but in a diff spot n didn't move ...just the light inside the 3 lights was going around ...def wasn't stars...picture 3 bright lights making the shape of a diamond n one light wirling around inside those lights in the same shape...then I went away n u could see jet trails everywhere...like they were looking for it
faul

Potsdam, NY

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Jan 19, 2012
 
Were they small round orangeish lights?
Cowboys12

Ithaca, NY

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Jan 19, 2012
 

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yes, small round orange lights....would appear then disappear, then reappear in other another place.
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Syracuse, NY

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Jan 19, 2012
 

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i saw those lights last night FREAKED ME OUT .. WTF ARE THEY ????
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Liverpool, NY

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Jan 19, 2012
 

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There are a couple of UFO reporting websites and there were several accounts of orange fireball lights seen in the North Country beginning January 11th.
Pdam

Liverpool, NY

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Jan 19, 2012
 
Would like to know more about the lights! Haven't seen any myself recently, but I'm born and raised in the area and grew seeing many strange lights and things in the fields. My mother grew up here also and would tell me stories of things they used to see on the farm.

Btw, if it was only 3 lights wouldn't it be the shape of a triangle? "Diamond" indicates 4 lights. Triangle formations are common in UFO sightings across the US.
Pdam

Liverpool, NY

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Jan 19, 2012
 
Here's an interesting list of UFO sightings throughout NY, including the North Country:

http://www.nuforc.org/webreports/ndxlNY.html
Cowboys12

Ithaca, NY

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Jan 19, 2012
 
no, not a triangle. They'd appear side by side, then very far apart, then sometimes all bunched up. Very odd
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Potsdam, NY

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Jan 19, 2012
 

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I have seen three orange light in vertical order multiply times heading towards parrishville.
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Potsdam, NY

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Jan 19, 2012
 

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Not 100% sure, but approximately 93.27% sure they were F-16's from Burlington, VT. flying a night training mission, the bright orange lights were infrared flare drops, used to defeat incoming infrared missiles. Here is a website with pics:
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:De...
Like I said I'm fairly sure that's what it was, I saw them also driving back to Potsdam from Waddington, only saw them momentarily...but hey you never know:-)
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Lake Placid, NY

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Jan 20, 2012
 
I saw similar lights in Malone over the fairgrounds. I saw 3 fireballs that were in a triangle like formation. They whirred around like they were changing position but ended up back in the triangle formation. Then they all dissipated all at once.
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Locke, NY

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Jan 21, 2012
 

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it is god
George Sears

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Jan 21, 2012
 
I recorded the object multiple times. I recorded on the 13th of January 2012. Watch the video.
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Gouverneur, NY

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Jan 21, 2012
 
i saw them from hopkinton jan 14, orange yellow glow, a string of them, lit up one after the other. stayed visible very briefly then "went out" in the same order. did that a few times then were gone
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Camillus, NY

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#16
Jan 21, 2012
 
Sounds like another government cover up.
i Believe now

Syracuse, NY

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Jan 23, 2012
 
We can only hope!
Dr Funkenstein

Potsdam, NY

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Jan 23, 2012
 

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I saw them too and they're definitely flares. I used to see them all the time back home near Ft. Drum. They were close enough then to see the afterburners from the jets that were dropping them. The only appear briefly because they burn out quickly...
Crazy

Syracuse, NY

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#19
Jan 23, 2012
 
I saw 3 lights in the shape of a triangle and another smaller ELECTRONIC light going around the 3 brighter ones
Dr Funkenstein

Potsdam, NY

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Jan 23, 2012
 
They're heeEEEeeeeEEEEeerrrre....

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