|Occurred : 2/22/2014 18:55 (Entered as : 2/22/14 6:55)
Reported: 2/23/2014 7:49:52 AM 07:49
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
|One bright traveling light splits into two in Virginia Beach sky
We were driving on the highway where the sky is completely visible with no trees. All the way towards the right, a bright light the size of an meteor and as bright as a planet suddenly appeared. The color was white, like an LED lightbulb. When I saw it at first I yelled, "Look, a shooting star!" Quickly, I realized it was not a star. Most of the stars were hardly visible from light pollution from the street lights. It didn't flicker or flash like stars, planes or towers. It seems much closer, bigger, and brighter than any of the stars. After about 1 second, it split into two and one light went up and one went down creating a sideways Y. This was a perfect triangle formation. In about 1/3 of a second it completely disappeared. When the light divided into two they were equally as bright and big as the original one was. They disappeared in perfect sync, down to the millisecond. I'd estimate it was about 1/2-1 mile away. During the event, I didn't feel anything other than amazement and awe.
The two witnesses were myself and my father. Neither of us have ever been to interested in UFOs, so it was not like we would be looking for that sort of thing.
((NUFORC Note: We have amended the time of the alleged sighting in order to reflect an evening sighting. We have attempted to contact the source of the report, but have not heard back from him. PD))