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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/25/2020 16:30 (Entered as : 08/25/2020 16:30)
Reported: 8/26/2020 7:58:45 AM 07:58
Posted: 8/27/2020
Location: Leavenworth, KS
Shape: Triangle
Duration: 2 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object changed color
Witnessed 2 bright orange lights rise and change direction and color. One objects lights went off revealing a dark triangle.

At dusk on August 25, 2020, 2 members of my household witnessed 2 large, round orange lights rising from the horizon south of our home. The bright orange globes rose up slowly. I thought they were floating Chinese lanterns and went outside on my porch to watch them drift. I have seen dozens of floating Chinese lanterns and I’m familiar with how they travel through the sky at night and their light effects. As the 2 orange lights slowly climbed higher, they changed color instantly and then changed direction suddenly moving north. They changed color from bright orange to more yellow and white. As the objects got closer I realized they were much larger than a Chinese lantern and further away. The objects did not appear to travel in perfectly straight lines to each other and were silent. They were both going the same general direction of north toward Fort Leavenworth. As the first object got to my 10 o’clock, the lights suddenly went off and a dark, triangle shap! ed object was clearly visible. The triangle shaped object maintained the same path. The second bright, yellow-white light that was following the first moved past my 10 o’clock and kept traveling north with its lights on. It never turned it’s lights off. I have a video I took on my cell phone. The event was observed for almost 2 minutes.