I have checked out the site from time to time and finally have a reason to post today.
I realize alot of lights or things in the sky that we can't explain are mistaken for UFO's.....so who knows what I saw yesterday....(I'll post an
I am a wedding photographer and yesterday I was shooting a wedding...when one of my daughters who happened to be with me today siad...."What is that
up in the sky" ...so I looked up...and saw this bright shining light....ball shaped I would guess...it was very high....So my daughters say...wow
look at that balloon dad....(not a hot air balloon...but they are thinking a normal balloon)
So I keep looking at it...and I am thinking what is that....My daughters quickly label it a balloon......and I say..."that isnt a balloon"....my
daughters say Yes it is...see dad the string..... So I keep looking at this thing..and it seemed that a couple times the sun must have hit something
right that it almost appears that a huge string is seen waving or coming from this shining ball (Balloon) or whatever....so i second guess myself and
think well maybe it is a balloon. But after looking at it for a longer period...and looking at the cloud closw by and the height of the
object...there is no way in hell that it was a balloon. Here is why I think so.
1. The altitude of this object was way to high. If it was a balloon then that had to be one big friggin ballon for us to see it...at the altitude it
apperead to be at. Think of looking up and seeing a huge passenger jet in the sky..where you can see the vapor trail but barely the jet... I would
say it was somewhere in that vacinity or higher......so no way am i seeing a small ballon that high up....and the string attached to it...forget
2. It was really bright and shiny....I have never seen a balloon SHINE like this...almost looked like the brightest star in the sky at night...only
this was at about 4:50 pm...in the bright sun.
3. A ballon blows in the wind.....moves...this object stood still for atleast 5 minutes or so...while we watched it and waited on the Groom to come
outside so I could photograph him.....after about 5 minutes or so it slowly started to move to the south...but a a pretty slow pace.....I told my
girls watch it...it it dissapears really quick or shoots off...that was a UFO.... ( The groom came out and I had to start to shoot him...so I lost
track of the object
4. Couldnt have been a jet...jets dont appear to stand still....are not shaped like balls...and this had no vapor trail or anything like that other
than a couple times where it appeared something was trailing or hanging from the object....but if something was hanging from the object it was so
faint when you could see it...maybe my eyes were playing tricks on me. Maybe nothing was there at all.
I was able to snap a few shots of the object....with my Canon camera...but unfortunatley I did not have my long 70-200 lens on...I only had my 24-70
lens......I zoomed it to the full zoom lenghth of the lens....so I hope they turn out somewhat....from what I could see on my camera display a couple
images did show up...but I have not looked at it yet on my computer monitor.... Im going to right after I post this...and then I will put some pics
up on here.
I live in western Colorado (Grand Junction) and have never seen a light in the sky here like this.
I have witnessed one other UFO sighting in my life as a child in Missuori....but these objects where individual balls of light..each a different
color...low flying off the ground...traveling parralel to the highway we were traveling on....."We first heard about them on the CB from truckers
wondering what these light were and talking back and forth when we saw the pass us by.....this was in the late 1970's....so give me break with the CB
Anyway thought I would post since I saw this and had read some posts yesterday about Bible code...and sings in the sky.
This is irratating...I dont know why the picture keeps deleting....maybe it is because I am deleting it out of my upload center......
yeah anyway the exact time on the image is 4:19 pm 8/5/06 in Colorado......it was this last Saturday......I was shooting the image almost at a
straight up angle.....
No....after the object started to move we tracked it for about 3 or 4 minutes...then the Groom came outside and I had to start photographing him....We
lost track of it after that....so I don't know if it zoomed away...disappeared or what.....
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