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Occurred : 3/19/2012 06:20 (Entered as : 03/19/12 6:20)
Reported: 3/19/2012 3:46:55 AM 03:46
Posted: 5/13/2012
Location: Charleston, WV
Shape: Unknown
Duration:20 seconds
Bright light entering cloud with major lightning activity and disappearing.

I was sitting outside letting my dog do her business. There was very odd lightning to the NorthEast of my location, just south of Charleston, WV. I have seen strange things in the sky before, and I know what meteorites look like, I know what satellites look like, stars, planets, etc. The closest thing I xan compare ot to was that it looked about the same relative brightness as Venus has looked lately. Venus has been quite bright and this objects was as well. It seemed to just appear, and looked to be going SW to NE, although it was at least as far away as an airliner flying around 25-30' ft. _t was moving faster than a Jet though anwas headed straight toward the small spot in the sky that had the strange lightning. It never changed direction much but once it got into the cloud with the lightning it seemed to vanish without a trace. Very shortly thereafter, the lightning stopped as well. It was all very strange and had me very intrigued. This is my first post ! here because it is the first time I have seen something I felt truly significant enough to post. I believe there was a correlation between the object and the lightning.