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Occurred : 10/3/2020 18:00 (Entered as : 10/03/20 6:00)
Reported: 10/4/2020 3:30:05 PM 15:30
Posted: 11/5/2020
Location: Anchorage, AK
Shape: Circle
Duration:over a month already
bright orange UFO moving around all night

There's been one of those bright orange UFOs in my city every night since at least august 21st when I first noticed it. At first it was doing things like gyrating and moving left/right, changing positions in the sky and dimming then re-brightening its light. Its luminosity is as bright venus. It has been reappearing in the same general area of the sky every night over the chugach mountains, as viewed from anchorage. Around august 26th it settled into an act of sitting still and keeping its light constantly on to look like a star, but not moving in procession with the real stars, moon or venus as the hours go by. Every so often I still see it shut its light off and re-brighten (there are no clouds nearby) or quickly move away a little distance.

On september 12th it changed its color to white and looked like venus, which was nowhere on the current skymap, and when I viewed it with my perfectly high quality 50x telescope it was composed of two white lights (no detail unfortunately) rather than one. It stayed white the next few nights and reverted to orange.

Ever since then it has been behaving completely like a star -- an unusually bright orange one -- with constant light-on and inching along with the night sky. Reappearing in the east at dark and disappearing in the west at dawn.

On this specific time/date of this report what it did was at dawn it stopped pretending and started rapidly descending vertically, in real time, straight down under the treeline in my neighborhood.