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Occurred : 5/30/2020 20:40 (Entered as : 05/30/20 20:40)
Reported: 5/30/2020 8:40:05 PM 20:40
Posted: 6/25/2020
Location: Liverpool (UK/England),
Shape: Changing
Duration:20 minutes
Bright object changing shape, stationary + moving , rocket motor firings visible. Clear sunny evening.

UFO sighting Liverpool (UK) sat 31st may 2020 Intermittent bright spot moving from direction northwest to southwest at elevation 45 degrees barely visible to naked eye but more interesting with binoculars.

The object first appeared to the left of the moon as a single bright yellow spot fixed to a shape that was changing. As the bright yellow faded the object looked like irregular shaped dumbbells revolving. Then what appeared to be a total of 4 “rocket” motors kept flashing on / off, sometimes very bright and then lesser. We thought it was the spacex dragon mission but it was travelling in the opposite direction and was stationary for lots of the time.

As it passed in front of the moon it did resemble a typical Apollo spacecraft albeit very tiny. The binoculars had been prefocused to see the moon so I knew this thing was a long way off and at a great height. The object was moving quite slowly compared to the ISS which I have seen many times.

I was confused and excited thinking this might be the spacex craft but why is it moving in opposite direction to what had been reported? We observed the object heading southwest for approximately five to seven minutes before it vanished, possible haze cover ? Then five minutes later it revealed itself again whilst doing these “rocket” burns but now it was much further away and did not appear to be moving, possibly because it was heading directly away from us? This later observation was only possible with binoculars and only lasted for a few minutes.