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A spectacular array of lights were observed over the Arthur Kill near Carteret, N.J. on the night of Sunday-Monday July 15-16. These lights appeared similar to lights that were observed over Phoenix on March 13, 1997. The Phoenix lights were observed and photographed by thousands in the Phoenix area around 8:30 at night. They were later attributed to a flare drop over a military test area, but investigators doubted that disconnected flares falling through the atmosphere could account for their extremely regular motion.
The lights over Carteret were described as 'golden' and 'flickering,' while the Phoenix lights were steady. Both groups of lights formed slowly descending patterns.
Newark Airport officials told 1010WINS news that there were no unusual flights over the area, and the National Weather Service said that there was nothing in the weather that might have explained the phenomenon.
For the ABC News local story, click here.
For the 1010WINS story, click here.
To read about the Phoenix lights, click here.
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