Date: May 20, 2009
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Message: I live just a couple miles south of Baltimore, Maryland. I was outside about quarter after midnight the morning of May 20, 2009 doing pull-ups in my back yard (so I was already sort of staring into the sky.) and I saw a pulsating light suddenly appear and shoot of toward the south past the roof of my house. The light seemed to be a bluish-white and was brighter than any of the stars in the sky.
It was moving extremely fast and because it was strobing, it appeared to cover a pretty good distance between flashes. I ran inside to tell my wife and then came back outside to see if I could see anything else. About five minutes later, I saw another one. This one was moving in about the same direction, but started at a different point further back so I saw it for a longer period as it went across the sky. I stayed outside for a while but didn’t see anything else. These objects did not make any sound at all and were extremely bright.
The area where I live has a lot of light pollution from the city, but on a clear night you can still see a decent number of stars for that area. I have seen meteors many times, however, these were nothing like those. They did not appear as streaks, but discrete points of light that flashed and moved incredibly fast.