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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/2/2016 21:00 (Entered as : 10/02/16 21:00)
Reported: 10/2/2016 7:34:54 PM 19:34
Posted: 10/11/2016
Location: Des Moines, IA
Shape: Light
Duration: >30 minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, The object changed color
Point of light that is strobing red, blue and possible green and orange and seems in a stable position.

Point of light, strobing red/blue/possibly orange, possibly green. Maintained position in sky for more than 1/2 hour. Probably 12-15 degrees north of due west. Approx. 15 degrees in altitude. Observed with 50 power binoculars.

Just went out and looked again and it has drifted slightly to the north and a couple of degrees lower in the sky.

My vantage point is in southern Altoona. The second witness states that it was directly to his west and he is located approx 3 miles north of me. Unable to capture an image.