|Occurred : 6/23/2010 18:20 (Entered as : 06/23/10 18:20)
Reported: 6/23/2010 4:59:02 PM 16:59
Location: Tampa, FL
|I was driving at about 6:20 pm, bright daylight, in late rush hour when I saw a large, gray, rectangular shape floating low in the sky
Low flying, one dimensional side-view of a slightly irregular rectangular shape floating in the sky. The shape was alternating between floating slowly along, veering a bit to the right of the road, side to side, and then moving quickly beyond where the road would dead-end into a swampy area, back behind the tree line in the distance. It appeared to be coming down. It was broad daylight and I have to wonder if other drivers saw it as well, or how they could have missed it.
It was matte gray and almost appeared fluid in its movement. I thought it might be a weather balloon, but I am not sure a weather balloon would be rectangular. I thought it might be a slowly falling satellite or something. The rectangle had one vertical side slightly longer than the other.
I am a mother of 4 who was on her way to pick up my 2 daughters from dance class. I was really worried as this object appeared to be descending. I was afraid it might fall on the building where my daughters were--although it did appear to be floating down, not actually falling.
I can't judge the size of it because I am not sure how far away it was from me. I only saw one face of the object. It seemed to be following the path of a fairly busy suburban road, not a main highway. But I watched it as I drove about 5 miles.
Once it had gotten out of my sight for about a minute and a half. I do not know where it went, if it was behind trees and buildings or away.