Occurred: 2020-07-26 23:30 Local
Reported: 2020-07-31 15:49 Pacific
Duration: 15-20 seconds

Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA

Shape: Sphere

Orange/Red planet sized object in N. sky in Coeur d Alene was observed..it pulsated several times and then just vanished.

On Sunday evening, July 26, around 11:30 pm, I went outside and was standing on my patio looking up at the nighttime sky. I was looking due North. At about 60 degrees I saw what I initially thought was a planet. It was orange/red in color and was not twinkling but had a steady ray so again I thought it must be a planet. But, I realized that planets do not travel in the section of the sky. As I began looking at it it began to fade, then it got a little brighter, but faded again, and then just disappeared. I looked on around that section of the sky for several minutes to see if it might reappear but it did not. I thought it was most strange. I told my adult daughter about it and we both laughed and I dismissed it. Then several days later a FB friend posted this article from Boise about this 75 year old man there reporting seeing something almost exactly as I had. The initial time period that I saw this orange/red ball, that was about the size of Mars on a clear and bright night, was approximately 20 seconds. I have never seen a UFO or anything like this before. I have no idea what it was. It did not look like a spacecraft and it did not rapidly move. It was simply there shining rather brightly and then it sort of pulsated a few times and then went invisible.

Posted 2020-08-06

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