|Occurred : 1/3/2019 22:30 (Entered as : 01/03/19 22:30)
Reported: 1/13/2019 11:08:19 AM 11:08
Location: Omaha, NE
|A large bright object that was low on the horizon was pulsating in a stationary position steadily changing color.
On January 3rd, 2019, at approximately 22:30 to 23:00, I observed a large, stationary object low in the southeast sky. My girlfriend, a person on YouTube and I all observed it. At first glance the object could have been mistaken for Venus but it was too large. As a process of elimination, I verified that there were no planets or major stars at that location with Google night sky and manual observations of celestial bodies. I also eliminated the possibility of aircraft easily as there were several commercial aircraft flying at different altitudes and directions. All the aircraft were very small in comparison.
The object appeared to be round but pulsed brightly in a fashion that made it look like it was flaring the light in a sort of diamond shape. The object cycled through multiple colors at a steady rate and exhibited a range of color beyond what is seen on commercial and private aircraft.
There was no sound but I can't say for sure it was silent as it seemed to be several miles away across the city. I assumed that this object had to have been seen by more people than myself due to its size, color shifting and duration that it was visible. I scanned the local news the following day and none of them mentored it. I did find a video on YouTube of someone else that did see it, and they shot a video of it with their phone. I didn't stay out to see the object disappear but the person shooting the video did. They filmed it until it just vanished from sight. It didn't fly away. It faded from view while never moving during the entire episode.
I will attempt to upload the video or link it for you to review. I didn't try recording it myself because my phone camera doesn't zoom out to distances that far well and the video from the other person I found does not properly show exactly how large and brilliant the object actually was.
YouTube link, https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Wt8HH8DKlv0&t=44s