|Occurred : 5/19/2011 00:00 (Entered as : 6/19/11 0:00)
Reported: 5/20/2011 1:38:59 PM 13:38
Location: Bellingham, WA
|Cluster of objects flying as a cohesive unit -- morphed, changed shapes. Looked like a net or a grid.
My roommate and I were sitting on the porch stargazing (two 20 year-old females). It was a perfectly clear night. We were out there for about 40 minutes when suddenly she pointed to an object that came into view.
My first thought was that it was a cloud or a haze of smoke -- looking closer, I realized it was composed of individual objects, maybe 50 or so. They were dark grey in color, just light enough to be seen against the night sky. I don't believe they gave off their own light, but rather were reflecting it. It was flying at about the height and speed of an airplane.
We kept staring at it, trying to figure out what it was -- she suggested a flock of birds, which seemed to fit for a moment, but the longer we looked the more we realized it was definitely not birds.
The objects weren’t moving independently, but as a perfect cohesive unit. It was flying in a formation, but the objects remained perfectly spaced from one another, to the point where it looked like a grid or a net in the sky.
Then, the objects began to shift and change positions. It gave the appearance of a morphing, shifting net.
It was 3-dimensional in the way that it moved, and very geometric. It drifted directly overhead and then slowly out of sight. We didn’t take our eyes off it the entire time. I have no idea how to properly describe what I saw, the movement was so strange and foreign.
Not sure if this is related or not, but about 2 minutes after we saw the object a very loud plane flew by in the same direction.