Date: September 7, 2004
Location: Zion National Park, Utah, United States
"While on a road trip through Arizona and Utah on Labor Day weekend, 2004, my son and I visited several national parks. We stopped for a very brief visit in Zion National Park near Cedar City, Utah. I took 27 photographs in the park on the morning of September 7. I didn't realize that I had imaged a UFO until I was back home that evening."
Close-up version of same photo.
Full, original version of photo.
Type of Case/Report: RawReport
Shape of Object(s): Disc
Special Features/Characteristics: Photo
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Summary: This image was taken from the Zion National Park shuttle. After taking the image, I noticed a small dark spot on the LCD screen, but thought it was a bird.
Date Reported: 1/1/2005
Sighting Time: 8:48AM
No. of Witnesses: 0 (we were unaware at the time)
Duration: Unknown: Discovered on photograph later
No. of Object(s): Single
Urban or Rural: Rural (Zion Natl Park)
Size of Object(s): Same diameter as moon (see photo)
Distance to Object(s) & Altitude: unknown
Shape of Object(s): disk
Color of Object(s): metallic gray
Full Description & Details
While on a road trip through Arizona and Utah on Labor Day weekend, 2004, my son and I visited several national parks. We stopped for a very brief visit in Zion National Park near Cedar City, Utah. I took 27 photographs in the park on the morning of September 7. The accompanying image, #22, is the only one with anything unusual. It is the raw, unmodified, image taken by my Minolta Dimage A7 camera.
Unfortunately, I didn't realize that I had imaged a UFO until I was back home that evening.
This is a first for me. I've never seen anything like it before. I've been looking for similar photographs on the web, and for others who may have captured the same object, but so far without success.
I'm a software engineer with a Ph. D. in Applied Physics
Reported Sighting? Yes
Reported To: NIDS (Colm Kelleher)
Location: Ramona, CA
Case ID: 678
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