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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/28/2020 21:00 (Entered as : 07/28/20 21:00)
Reported: 7/28/2020 10:07:50 PM 22:07
Posted: 7/31/2020
Location: Pueblo, CO
Shape: Circle
Duration: 15 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Distant round object overhead with flashing light at center only visible with binoculars.

Just after sunset tonight, just as the stars were starting to show, I noticed a “star” overhead but slightly to the east that looked bigger than usual for any star at this time. It wasn’t necessarily brighter, but it seemed rounder like a planet would be if it were closer. I took out the Skyview app on my iPhone to see what might be in that location, but the app indicated nothing. Using the app, I could see that the object was approximately between the stars Vega and Etamin, but appeared to be moving slowly west. I retrieved my binoculars to get a better look as the object appeared to be either getting smaller or moving further away (up?). Through the binoculars I could clearly see a round disc or orb with a flashing white point of light at the center that seemed similar to what might be on an aircraft. I thought maybe I was seeing a balloon from below with a light beneath it. But I could not imagine a balloon being this high or in this region, ! though I suppose it is possible. After a few minutes the object and surrounding stars were obscured by clouds.