|Occurred : 5/22/2014 23:00 (Entered as : 05/22/14 23:00)
Reported: 5/23/2014 7:05:52 AM 07:05
Location: Raleigh, NC
|White streaking light moving quickly in the sky with no arc
I was out walking my dog around 23:00, perhaps a few minutes before. I rounded a street corner in my neighborhood and a light up in the sky caught my eye. I stepped out into the street for a better view and observed a lighted object streaking across the sky from right to left. I was facing Southeast. It was not cloudy out, but there was a haze in the sky where the object appeared. There was no rain falling, and stars could be seen. The object moved fast, and had a straight trajectory with no arc as it maintained a parallel path with the ground. There was only one object. Due to it being lit, I could not make out the exact shape; however, the lights were confined to a rectangle-like formation. The light was white. I could not discern the distance above ground, however it was lower than a typical airplane or jet and there was no sound. The speed was extremely fast. I would compare it to the speed of a jet seen at low altitude, only perhaps faster. It was visible for approximately five seconds and then disappeared. I looked around me for other witnesses, but there were none.