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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/21/2020 00:00 (Entered as : 07/21/20 0:00)
Reported: 7/22/2020 1:00:48 AM 01:00
Posted: 7/23/2020
Location: Thornton, CO
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 15 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Seen by 3: flying object flashed a bright light (not at regular intervals), moved in an erratic path, faster than a plane

We were trying to look for the Neowise comet even though we knew it was too late. I was showing my husband how to find the Big Dipper, when we saw a bright white light flash above the handle. We both said, "Did you see that?" We saw a faint moving light, like a plane, so we kept watching, and it flashed again. My husband grabbed his binoculars after the first two flashes, trying to see if he could see any red or blue lights to identify it as an airplane. None, just the one, bright white light. Our daughter came out and we pointed to where we were tracking it, then she saw it, too. It didn't have the trajectory of a plane, and the light didn't flash at regular intervals. From the Big Dipper's handle where we first spotted it, it arced up to the right, then down to the left, then a little hook to the right, then up and arching to the right again, then towards the southeast. And it moved much faster than a plane.