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Occurred : 6/22/2008 20:57 (Entered as : 06/22/08 20:57)
Reported: 8/9/2008 4:11:15 AM 04:11
Posted: 8/12/2008
Location: Horta ( Azores) (Portugal),
Shape: Unknown
Duration:3 seconds maximum
Unknown object or craft seen mid-Atlantic over the Azores

The unknown object seen was viewed during a sequences of exposures taken with an Olympus E-330 whilst photographing a well known tourist attraction namely "Ponta de Castelo Branco" (White Castle Point)on the island of Faial in the Azores. The technique being used which captured the unknown object was HDR (High Dynamic Range)and a series of shots were taken over a periof of circa 10 seconds. The object appeared in only one frame (with said frame,the preceding and following frames being shot on a period of a maximum of approximately 4 seconds). The single object was similar in shape to the space shuttle albeit much more streamlined like a nose cone of a rocket and appeared to have no defined detail other than what appeared to be a wing and curved elements at the rear of the object. The object appeared to be travelling from left to right and seemed to be light coloured, perhaps white.The photograph is available (as are the precedinhg and following shots taken) for review if so desired.