|Occurred : 4/17/2020 21:00 (Entered as : 04/17/20 21:00)
Reported: 4/18/2020 12:09:18 PM 12:09
Location: San Diego, CA
|I observed something Friday, April 17, that may be related to what you reported about on “Coast to Coast” the next night regarding five red lights near Venus.
A bit after 9 p.m. I was watching what I later learned from your website is a Starlink cluster. I saw dozens of the satellites. Then I looked at the closest easily visible star “below” and to the “left” of Venus (I won’t use proper astronomical terminology here). I looked at it through my binoculars (good ones--Bushnell Legend Ultra HD 8 x 42). It looked like a regular star (a white circle) except it seemed to have a red light blinking on it. The red light did not cover the entire white circle of starlight, I believe. It was a bright red. I did not see the red without the binoculars. Before I looked at it with the binoculars I assumed it was a normal star. The red blinking light was there each time I looked at the star over a period of maybe 30 minutes or so (a guess).
I only saw the red light in the one spot, not five like you mentioned on “Coast to Coast.” (But, I didn’t search for other red spots, either.) And it wasn’t moving.