|Occurred : 9/5/2013 20:30 (Entered as : 09/05/2013 20:30)
Reported: 9/6/2013 1:48:01 PM 13:48
Location: Sacramento, CA
|Bright white pulsating light, changing in shape and color (white, red, and blue)
It was dark out side with a hint of light still on the horizon. I was out on my back porch when I stood up to look at the sky and saw a very bright light, low in the sky towards the horizon. I quickly looked around at the other dim stars and realized this was too big and too bright to be a star. I was staring at the light for a couple minutes and noticed it changing in shape from what looked a traditional star (shape), circle, and to a triangle. It was not moving but was pulsating, and would pulse hints of red and blue. I knew it was not a plane; as one was passing over me, closer then the light but was still smaller and dimmer then the light.
I got the light on video for about 2 ½ minutes. I am not so sure how to work the zoom on my phone so it does not do it much justice, but you can clearly see it and even a plane passing by, which looks completely different. The stars where not visible on my video because they were so faint. I am sure it was not a star or plane. I had to go inside to but my baby to sleep as he started fussing. I did not want to leave the light, as I felt it was going to do something.
It was just something I have never witnessed before. It was almost mesmerizing. I came back outside immediately after I put my son back to sleep and it was gone. There were no stars even remotely close to the size and brightness of it. It had been about 10-15 minutes between when I left it and came back. I can send the video if you are interested. It is not very good video but you can see the light.
Observer: 26 year old female, nursing student and mother of an 8 month old son. I am wondering if anybody else in Sacramento saw this?