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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 10/31/2021 06:43 (Entered as : 10/31/2021 06:43)
Reported: 10/31/2021 5:00:03 AM 05:00
Posted: 11/15/2021
Location: West Des Moines, IA
Shape: Light
Duration: 30 seconds
Satellite-type speeding light in sky stopped near star, went 90 degrees in different direction.

I took my dog out to use the bathroom and glanced up at the constellation Orion. I saw a blinking red light and immediately thought it was a satellite. It was moving pretty fast which I thought was odd so I watched it speed across the sky. Then it completely stopped near a star for a second or two before going at a 90-ish degree angle in a different direction. I realized it was not a satellite or any sort of aircraft and birds do not blink red lights. It then circled and went off in a new direction.