posted on May, 5 2008 @ 04:50 AM
I'll explain in detail in a minute. It started off me, my girlfriend and my friend went to watch the Eta Aquarids meteor shower tonight(Now May 5th).
Saw a couple, nothing too spectacular. About 5:04 AM(Eastern) we witnessed a very bright light coming from the East and went to the West in a matter
of 2 minutes I'd say. Started out decently bright and about 3/4 of the viewing it started to get real bright(had a blueish tint at this point, and
very intense brightness). On it's path tho it went straight with a very noticeable swaying motion(My friend described it as "fishtailing"). Some of
you might suggest it's a satellite, but we saw 2 satellites coming from the Southwest to the North East(Very straight, no swaying and really no
noticeable brightness changes) and nothing like this "light".
I'm wondering if anyone else witnessed this "light". I've viewed meteor shows in the past and seen satellites and this was unlike anything I've
seen. I was planning on bringing my camera to record some videos of the shower but figured my camera wouldn't be able to record anything in the sky
with the darkness.
But like I asked earlier in this post, did anyone else witness this? It was unlike anything we've seen. Any ideas on what it could've been? I highly
doubt it was a satellite or a meteor skimming the atmosphere. If anyone needs more details or questions, I'd be happy to answer them.
At to note, I just registered here so my claims might not be believed by some but I have been viewing this site for years now and never really needed
to post here, until tonight. If you don't believe me, that's alright...and if you do believe me I appreciate the support. And no, I'm not crazy
But if anyone can help me identify this I'd appreciate it, or at least a suggestion on what it could've been. Thank you.
[edit on 5-5-2008 by Gnihton]