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Occurred : 12/16/2001 11:45 (Entered as : 16/12/2001 11:45)
Reported: 12/21/2001 1:19:32 AM 01:19
Posted: 1/26/2003
Location: Loeriesfontein (South Africa), NE
Shape: Disk
Duration:??
Interesting photo

I took a picture of a friend on Sunday 16.12.2001 in South Africa while on a road trip. I noticed a very strange object in the sky after I developed the film. We never noticed anything that day whilst taking the pictures. This was taken in a remote part of our country with no air routes passing over this area. I took the photo to the Cape town planetarium and the are as baffled as I am. They inspected the negatives for possible dust images or any other likely distortions on the film.

Interesting thing was that I took three pictures at the same place within the space of less than one minute and this object only appears in the last photo. The object is at an angle with the sun reflecting on the top part and casting a shadow on the bottom of the object.

I will post the picture on the web as soon as I have the access to the equipment to do so.