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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/30/2018 23:00 (Entered as : 5/30/18 23:00)
Reported: 6/2/2018 12:47:10 PM 12:47
Posted: 6/7/2018
Location: Sarasota, FL
Shape: Circle
Duration: 2 hours
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object emitted beams, The object changed color
Round bright light emiting random white beams of light to the west and red beams of light to the east of it. No sounds, hovering, moved

I was sitting at the beach observing the stars. There was a brighter and bigger round white light. It would randomly emit a white light to the east and a red light to the west of it. I thought it was my eyes but I didnít observe this in any other star. I thought it may be a plane but a plane went by and I saw it had blue and red lights and this object was not moving or making sounds. I thought it may be a drone because it started moving making a circle and then moved similar to a dragon fly, hovering but with jerky movements but then it froze for a long time again. Later it moved to the west the then back to the east, quickly. About an hour later it appeared smaller in diameter; initially I thought it was my imagination but about another hour later it went really farther and appeared really small and now it was emitting a red light instead of white. It totally disappeared before appearing at a great distance in red. I had to stars in the sky I was using as a reference to observe movement. Initially it moved to the right some and then farther away after making the circular movement. I observed it in the sky for 2- 2.5 hours. My daughter was with me and I pointed out to her the random beams of light to see if she observed it also and she confirmed it. My daughter was the one who initially observed the movement. I also called my husband out to see it and he did but was not curious about it like I was; he went back in the house after taking a look at it.

The following night, when I arrived at my house in Ocala, Fl, I observed the light was in the sky again about at 2200. I took a shower and went outside to see if the light was still there but it was not. Being surrounded by houses I could not see as well as when on the beach.

I researched on line to see if it could have been Mars but because of the observable circular movement with the naked eye, it could not have been Mars.