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What is this, red, blue, white twinkling, star? [duplicate]

I am from Germany and at 11 PM I was outside and I saw a star, rapidly twinkling in blue, red and white. At first, I thought it was a plane, but it didn't move. I took a picture of it, but you can ...
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South-eastern sky above the tree line just now, NE Cape Cod, I saw a very bright, twinkling "star"

I live in New England, Cape Cod to be exact. I saw a very bright, twinkling object. I watched it for several minutes and it never moved. It was in the east just above the tree line, what might it be?...
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Unknown moving objects [closed]

Last night, I used my new Sony WX500 camera to get long exposure pictures of the sky from my backyard. I used the "Heavens Above" app to find out when satellite flares would happen and I even got a ...
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Flashes in the Sky

Short Version: went camping into a very dark, remote location with clear air, no moon. Was able to see everything from the Pleiades and Orion, to the Southern Cross and the Magellanic Clouds (I live ...
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Is the dot on the photo - Mars?

The below photos were taken yesterday (August 4, 2018) at about 10 p.m. from the plane over the Black Sea. We were seeing the light dot on the left for at least 10-20 minutes. It looked like a bright ...
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Orange light that rises quickly and moves of to the righ [duplicate]

I have recently noticed an orange "star" (or what I presume to be a star), rise above the hill line behind my home. It rises later than every other star and rises within a few hours while the other ...
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Unknown moving light in sky [duplicate]

On July 13, 2018, while camping in Southwest Oregon, a bright light appeared in the sky at sunset. It was much brighter than Jupiter, also visible. It was moving slowly, west to east. I estimate it ...
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Saw a bright orange object in the sky. What was it? [closed]

Some friends and I were backpacking in the mountains, and at night we saw a very bright orange object in the sky. It looked brighter than Venus. After a couple minutes we realized it was moving ...
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Moving lights in the sky looks like they were moving coordinated [duplicate]

I was out with a couple friends a night and we looked up to the sky just watching the stars. I noticed what looked like a star moving then told my friends and they saw it too. After we saw the one ...
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Orange light in sky

It is 1:15 am, 8/10/18 in Indiana. I looked out my kitchen window and saw an orange light to the north with the color of a street light but clearly out in space. It was about as high as a full moon ...
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Sequence of starlike objects in the sky. What are they? [duplicate]

Tonight me and some family members saw a sequence of starlike objects moving slowly in a straight line in the night sky. As they moved, they became sparser and began disappearing (front ones first). A ...
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Need help identifying fast moving red dot in the sky

This occurred last night, August 3, 2023 in Boulder, Colorado between 10:00-10:02pm. I was walking my dog and stopped to admire the stars for a minute. I was facing east and saw a red dot move very ...
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Please help explain this unknown light in the sky. Not ISS. Not a star or comet. Too slow [duplicate]

So a few nights ago I walked outside on my front lawn and sat down on the tailgate of my truck. I was facing north. I was looking down and towards the house across the street. Out of no where a bright ...
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What object did I see in the sky? [duplicate]

Tonight, while looking at the night sky, I saw a moving object which I cannot assign to any cosmic or man-made object known to me. The object looked like a star, and hadn't it been moving, it would ...
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A point of light moving between the stars [duplicate]

I noticed you replied to a question before about this topic and i came across your answer. Way back in the 80s when i was in my teens i saw a point of light moving between the stars at a steady rate ...
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