Location of Sighting: Reno, Nevada
Date of Sighting: October 7, 2018
Time of Sighting: 7:25 PM PDT
Description: A strange spotlight appeared in the sky suddenly. It was surrounded by a large half moon of multicolored gases. The object hovered for 40 seconds before it began to ascend. The light shining down morphed into 6 symmetrical lights shining all around it’s epicenter. Then it began to descend quickly and it’s 6 lights changed into 3 lights on the top only. It suddenly turned black and disappeared.
Note: The witness saw the flight of a Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX. News release of the launch follows:
A SpaceX reusable Falcon 9 rocket was successfully relanded yesterday evening, after illuminating the skies above California.
The rocket took off from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, northwest of Los Angeles, at 7:21 PM local time (3:21 AM UK time), Bloomberg reports. The main booster stage then returned and touch back down at the launch site eight minutes later.Note to Commenters: If you are reporting a sighting, be sure to include the location (city, state, country), date and time of your sighting. Be detailed in your description. You may also use our report form to report your sighting. Comments will only be published if they are in "good taste" and not inflammatory. Also the name that you list in the comment will be posted. Use abbreviations or aliases if you don't want your name listed.