|Occurred : 1/27/2008 04:30 (Entered as : 01/27/08 04:30)
Reported: 7/8/2008 10:00:47 AM 10:00
Location: Ellicott City, MD
|Dumb bell shaped UFO over Ellicott City
I was working on the weekend as I usually do at the beginning of the year due to project deadlines.
Anyway I left my office here and traveled west on Rt.40 to turn around and head east towards Dunkin Donuts. While sitting in the left turn lane I had the feeling of being watched (my hair on the back of my neck was standing up) so I paused at the intersection and looked upward into the sky. There it was off to my left, a solid white, extremely bright circle with a slightly smaller bright circle of light off to the right connected by a line of bright whiteness again. It looked like a dumbbell sort of. I looked down at the road to refocus my eyes and rubbed them for 3-5 seconds and looked up again and it was still there. I have never ever seen anything like this. No one else was around or on the roadway. I am not sure if this was one ship or two connected together. I was terrified and drove off making my U-turn and heading down to Dunkin Donuts. I did not observe any other aircraft in the area and the object(s) blacked out the background. They were just slightly smaller than the size of a water bottle cap held at arms length. To my eye they were about the size of my thumb at arms length. I would estimate the altitude of the object(s) to be anywhere from 1000 ft. to 10,000 ft. It was difficult to tell.
I am very level headed and am a Civil Engineer with amateur Astronimical Experience and have never seen anything like this. Each object had to be at least as big as an individual airplane. I did not see the object(s) move at all.