|Occurred : 7/7/2000 01:45 (Entered as : 07/07/00 1:45)
Reported: 4/10/2013 11:25:10 PM 23:25
Location: Frederick, MD
|Bright metalic sphere rotating fast in a circular pattern.
I went to my porch to have a cigar. I stepped out and gazed up as I usually do to observe stars. I was immediately drawn to a bright white light. It was a sphere of light that was pretty large. I would estimate brighter than several largest visible stars combined. It was traveling in a tight circle.
It appeared the size of a small silver button at arms length.
I could not tell if it was revolving clock wise or counter because of its speed. It sort of wobbled as it moved but did not break this circular pattern.
I stood and watched in disbelief. It looked like what you would see if you took a bright flash light and moved your arm in a circle. But this moved super fast..
Then several minutes went by when it broke the revolving and it began to head upwards across the sky for greater altitudes.
Its great height had caused it to be illuminated by the Sun. causing me to think it was of metallic craft. Around this point it was doing Mach speeds.
The craft became dimmer and harder to see. As it race off vertical into outer space and disappeared.
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date is approximate. PD))