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Occurred : 6/30/2017 03:00 (Entered as : 06/30/17 3:00)
Reported: 7/1/2017 7:32:39 PM 19:32
Posted: 7/7/2017
Location: Baltimore, MD
Shape: Light
Duration:30 seconds
Was camping out, and saw a bright object standing still, then moved randomly at extreme speeds, changing direction and velocity.

I was camping overnight during summer camp in tents. I got out of my tent in the middle of the night to look at the stars, and noticed a brighter object near the horizon. It looked just like a planet, but brighter, so I originally thought it was Venus, until it moved towards me quickly. I thought it could have been a shooting star, until it sped at great speeds right over me, sometimes slowing down, in a zig-zag motion.

Then, when it was around 2/3 of the sky, I heard a VERY loud sonic boom, followed by an explainable sound. It was like a plane, but higher pitched, mixed in with a siren. It quickly disappeared in seconds. Clearly, it was traveling at extreme speeds, and only about a few miles above the ground. This happened around Baltimore. I was surprised to notice that no one woke up. My father had also experienced a very similar event many years ago, only the object was too far away to hear.