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Occurred : 1/24/2016 01:00 (Entered as : 01/24/16 1:00)
Reported: 1/23/2016 10:43:52 PM 22:43
Posted: 1/29/2016
Location: Damascus, MD
Shape: Light
Duration:>30 minutes
When getting ready for bed, I noticed an object moving across the sky. It was emitting a red and blue-green light. Due to the blizzard, planes were grounded. After watching it, it appeared to move too slow to be a satellite and had different lighting.

The object appeared to stop and move opposite directions. It did this several times, as I got my binoculars out. After several minutes of looking through the binoculars, the object stopped moving. It was no longer red and blue-green, but was emitting white light. Its look resembled that of a star. I took a picture and downloaded it.

What really interested me was when I applied normal "filters", which would typically just increase the contrast, or fade the saturation of a photograph. In pictures taken at 1am without flash, I did not expect a variation when applying the filters. However, to my surprise the filters resulted in wild colors being shown in the background, while the object remained white.