NUFORC UFO Sighting 154188

Occurred: 2020-03-12 21:00 Local
Reported: 2020-03-15 15:46 Pacific
Duration: 3 seconds
No of observers: 1

Location: Columbia, MO, USA

Shape: Light


White light briefly seen around Orion's belt

I was looking up at the night sky on a clear night, around 9PM, March 12. I was staring at Orion's belt. Between the stars "Meissa" and "Betelgeuse" I saw a bright white light. I would say it quickly appeared like within 1 second, but it was not instantaneous. It was a constant white light that did not flicker or distort in any way, and was about twice the size of the nearby stars. It then moved between those 2 stars from right to left (west to east) within 2.5-3 seconds and then faded out as quickly as it had appeared. It had no trail or anything typical of a "shooting star."

Posted 2020-05-01

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