A diamond-shaped hovering UFO appeared over Lincoln, Neb., on Sept. 4 and was videotaped by the towercam of ABC’s KLKN television affiliate.
The twinkling, color-changing object remained in the sky for 45 minutes and was reported live on the air by KLKN’s morning meteorologist Sean McMullen until it finally disappeared at sunrise.
“I have never seen anything like this before. I even say that several times while I’m on the air describing the object, because I want to let people know even I don’t know what this is,” McMullen said in a story posted by KLKN reporter Jenn Schanz.
“We’d been watching this for quite some time — it has this acorn shape to it, black striations in the middle. At times, it seemed to have tethers hanging from it, but I really think that’s just an artifact — I think it’s light being refracted through the dome that covers our lens. I think that’s really just a star, but I haven’t really seen that before,” McMullen said during the following news broadcast: