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Occurred : 3/19/2017 20:30 (Entered as : 03-19-17 20:30)
Reported: 3/19/2017 7:40:12 PM 19:40
Posted: 3/23/2017
Location: Metairie, LA
Shape: Light
Duration:30 seconds
Apparent star changes color and moves then winks out.

I went outside to see if the sky was clear enough to do some observing with my telescope. I looked to the south & saw what I thought were 2 stars, when the lower one changed color from white to orange/red, when it began to move upwards in the direction of the top star (which I later identified as Sirius). As it moved closer to Sirius, it started to dim, until it went out altogether.