|Occurred : 7/18/2008 01:07 (Entered as : 07/18/08 1:07)
Reported: 7/17/2008 10:17:56 PM 22:17
Location: State College, PA
Duration:20 minutes and counting
|Large spot of light seen next to full moon
There is a spot of light in the sky the relative size of a large star, if you are looking at the moon from the North West it is some 15 or 20 degrees to away to the west with you as the point of the angle.
It is red and yellow solid light not moving except brief periods when it moves very quickly. It is very small in the night sky but I don't believe it to be a plane, satellite, or helicopter since it is so stationary If the movement is just an optical illusion, then it could be a planet, but it is emitting quite a lot of light because I can see it right next to the full moon.
By the strictest definition, it is a UFO in that I cannot identify this flying object, so it is either an air or space craft, a planet, or a nova, but it does shift from yellow to red periodically and sometimes appears both. No other stars are visible in the same area.