UFO Sighting over Rockville, MD

Sighting Basics

Case Number 82454
Date of the Sighting 2017-03-02 16:45
Date Submitted 2017-03-02 17:30 (Reported Same Day)
Time Zone America/New York
Source MUFON
Summary Outside enjoying a rocky patel cigar . noticed a solid black ( size of your pinky thumbnail ) going across the sky in a straight line . green and white lights blinking periodically .
Tags lights

Sighting Location

City Rockville
Region Maryland
Coutntry United States
Postal Code 20852
Latitude 39.09408
Longitude -77.13802
The latitude and longitude presented here is an approximation to protect the reporters identity

Sighting Specifics

Viewing Distance 501 Feet – 1 Mile
Alititude Over 500 Feet (under cloudcover)
Sighting Duration 00:03:00
Object Features None
Object Flight Path Straight-line path
Object Shape Oval

Sighting Statistics

• There have been 835 other sightings in Maryland
• There have been 16 other sightings in Rockville
• There have been no other sightings in the postal code 20852
• There have been 567 other sightings near Rockville
• There were no other sightings in or near Rockville on 2017-03-02

Sighting Details

4:45 pm very early stages of sun setting. a windy cool winter day . suburbs of washington dc . in an industrial area of rockville, maryland. smoking a rocky patel cigar. no funny stuff or stigma. just a quality tobacco cigar. while listening to a podcast . i have the sunroof open on vehicle . the very un full moon almost directly above in a clear sky . a few clouds here and there. i noticed a black solid in color , what looked like an un perfect sphere like object. going below cloud level , ( 2,570 feet ? ) from ne to sw direction. i thought it first was a bird. exited car . to watch the object. sun reflected off of it a bit. then i thought it may be a drone(?) .. then i saw a green light then white light . every 4 seconds blink. yet no red light. not an faa set of standard ” red , white, green ” faa lights. many airports in this region. lots of air traffic. bwi, national and dulles airports are nearby. yet this was odd . very well could be a drone or otherwise an unknown . it was headed in the andrews afb direction. yet that’s just a general idea , thought .

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