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Occurred : 8/14/2004 17:00 (Entered as : 08/14/2004 17:00)
Reported: 3/26/2005 11:46:30 PM 23:46
Posted: 5/24/2005
Location: Mt. St. Helens Volcano, WA
Shape: Disk
Duration:momentary
08/14/04 17:00 Mt. St. Helens, Washington saucer shape momentary I inadvertently photographed this object. 03/26/05

I have a digital photo of this UFO.

I took a series of pictures at the end of a hike to Loowit Falls near the lower rim of Mt. St. Helens Volcano on August 14, 2004. I downloaded the digital pictures to my computer but did not notice the UFO at that time.

About a month ago a wanted to erase the flash card but routinely checked it before doing so by reinserting it into my computer to be sure all pictures had been downloaded. I put the card through a 3 second slide show and after a certain picture flashed on the screen my reaction was "Whoa! What was that?"

I returned to the picture in question and saw a definite "something" near the top. The picture is of Loowit Falls in the foreground with the far rim of the volcano crater visible in the back.

Above the crater and between the foreground and the background appears a round, saucer shaped object. It's not a bird, a plane and it certainly isn't Superman.

I made an ordinary print at Walgreens Drugs and the object prints well and is clearly visible. To say the least I haven't erased this flash card! What do I do with it now?

I have enquired with friends about where to go to have this image looked at professionally with proper digital software. I am too much of a computer wimp to do it myself.

Please contact me and advise.

Thanks.

((NUFORC Note: We have corresponded with the witness, and requested a copy of the photo. PD))