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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/8/2020 22:45 (Entered as : 10/08/2020 22:45)
Reported: 10/8/2020 9:03:25 PM 21:03
Posted: 12/23/2020
Location: Quincy, IL
Shape: Light
Duration: 12 seconds
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
One emensely bright light observed to my northwest which faded after about 12 seconds after it caught my eye. Didn't move.

I was leaving my work this evening. I'm a broadcast meteorologist & amateur astronomer. A bright light, about twice as bright as Venus, caught my attention in the northwest sky. This light was not moving, about 40 degrees above the horizon directly northwest. It gradually faded after about 12 seconds and still did not move.

I ruled out any satellite flare or ISS transit.