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Occurred : 7/11/2008 14:09 (Entered as : 07/11/08 14:09)
Reported: 7/14/2008 1:31:58 PM 13:31
Posted: 8/12/2008
Location: Cardiff (UK/Wales),
Shape: Changing
Duration:49seconds
UFO Wales, Barry, Friday 11th July 2008

Gladstone Road, Barry, 2:10pm, Friday 11th July 2008.

When I was waiting in the van for my friend to come back from inside the house, I decided to take out my camera phone (LG Viewty) and take some snap shots of my lovely face. Then, coz I was still waiting and wanted to fill in my time with something, I turned on the video camera. When I did this, I saw a black dot on the viewing screen; it was moving around a bit like it was floating, similar to the way a balloon would float if it had found an area of sky of equal pressures. But when I looked at the sky where this black dot was on the viewing screen, I couldn't see it. It was obviously there, I could see it on the viewing screen. But I couldn't see it with my eyes. I triple checked between the viewing screen and the sky! I could only see it through the viewing screen. Also, I could see it rotating spherically along every axis as if it were an inflatable beach ball hovering above an air vent; the type you see in Techniquest, and its shape was changing from spherical (round) to slightly oblong (squeezed round) and back again, as it rotated (the image while recording was much clearer than the recorded image which has been pixelated). I zoomed in next which was the obvious next step, and I wondered if it would do anything a bit strange. It moved from one point to another in such a way that cancelled out the possibility of it being a balloon. You can see from the slow motion video that the object arcs to the left and down, creating a circular motion before moving up and right, coming to rest in another place. Then after it bobs around for a bit, it creates exactly the same arcing circular motion as before but in the opposite direction, zooming away from that place to another off screen. Can you see it coming back onto the screen as I'm getting out of the van? I didn't even see it zooming away the first time as my mate was distracting me asking me something, and I was looking away from the screen. I'm just so glad I got that shot! This was in Gladstone Road, Barry, South Wales, UK, at 2:10pm, on Friday the 11th of July 2008.

Thank you