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Occurred : 1/20/2019 19:45 (Entered as : 01/20/19 19:45)
Reported: 1/20/2019 10:40:45 PM 22:40
Posted: 1/24/2019
Location: Wasilla, AK
Shape: Light
Duration:~1-2 minutes
Looked exactly like a star, but it traveled across the sky.

I was watching the lunar eclipse at totality and I saw something out of the corner of my left eye. I turned to see a moving star within the Ursa Major constellation (Big Dipper). The light looked the same size, shape, and color as the other stars in the constellation, but it moved.

The Big Dipper was facing mostly vertically in the sky with the dipper part upwards and the handle downwards, slightly tilted to the right.

The UFO moved from the upper right corner down to the lower left corner of the four stars that make the dipper part of the constellation. For a brief moment it blended in perfectly with that star.

Then it curved to the right a bit and continued moving straight further away into the distance until I couldn’t see it anymore. It moved quickly, but not fast.

At first, I thought it was a shooting star, but it wasn’t fast enough. Then I thought it was an airplane, but it was too high in the sky and the lights didn’t flash. There also weren’t any red lights visible. Since it was moving away from me, it couldn’t have been the headlight on a plane.

It could have been a satellite, but it was “twinkling” the way stars do and it changed directions.