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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/18/2005 01:00 (Entered as : 10/18/1905 1:00)
Reported: 10/20/2005 3:42:45 PM 15:42
Posted: 10/20/2005
Location: Anchorage, AK
Shape: Other
Duration: 2 hours
Characteristics: The object changed color
There was a bright twinkling object in the westerly sky slightly to the north. Some very faint stars in the background approximately 70 degrees in the sky.

When I went to pick up and give a ride to a lady, she had watched this object off and on for a half an hour. She pointed out the brightly twinkling object to me, it was then we noticed the object separated into two and at arms lengths it was approximately 6 to 8 inches apart. The objects moved back together again. This separation and merging happened a number of times.

The lady went to her condo and returned with a pair of Bushnell binoculars. This was then approximately 1:30 AM. When looking through the lenses she was extremely ecstatic at what she was seeing and quickly passed the lenses to me.

The ball of light had separated into 4 parts, 1 large, and three smaller parts. These structures were gyrating, twirling, twisting and dancing like a lariat in a ribbon like manner at extremely high speed.

This dance continued over a small portion of the sky. Each ribbon like structure had unequalled clarity and brilliance composed of distinct red, green, yellow and white sections. At the time we were passing the lenses back and forth, the ribbons coalesced into a brilliant luminous sparkling white ball. The white ball then formed the shape of a oval gem with subtle opal like colors. It was extremely beautiful.

From the gem state, the ball turned brilliantly white and sparkling again and seemed to rotate. There appeared on the left side of the white ball high speed circular colored rotations of light. From this state the ball turned into a state that looked like the top of a round diamond with thousands of brilliant facets. Awesome!! The gem and diamond states were the most beautiful objects I have ever seen.

The next state the white ball started to fade in brilliance and the perimeter of the ball became extremely luminous and erratic as if it were rotating.

The clouds came and the object passed from view as if had moved a little toward the north. It was then 3:00 AM *Other times the ball appeared to be a brilliant luminous sparkling ball of twine. Awesome!!

((NUFORC Note: We wonder whether the witness might have been looking at a celestial body, but that is only a guess. PD))