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Occurred : 7/8/2010 18:06 (Entered as : 07/08/10 18:06)
Reported: 7/12/2010 7:24:46 AM 07:24
Posted: 7/19/2010
Location: Mons (France),
Shape: Other
Duration:camera only
Digital camera caught an airborne object from the vista of the village of Mons, France.

I discovered the strange object in the photo the morning after we visited Mons as I was looking through my transferred photos on my MacBook. I don't believe that anyone else saw the object either as it happened.

I was standing with my wife and my inlaws near the village lawn of Mons, France taking pictures with my Canon digital PowerShot. There were at least 7 other people within 50 yards of us. Neither my family nor I saw the object with our naked eyes, or heard any noises. I don't have any reason to believe that anyone else around us saw the object either. I was the only person taking photos as far as I am aware, and the photo is the only evidence that something was there.

2 photos were taken of the exact same spot in less than a 1 minute time span. The first photo showed nothing. The object appears in the second photo only. We decided it could not be a blimp because it would have shown in the first photo.

We looked at the photo on my MacBook over dinner, and discussed all the possible things it could be - pollen, insect, debris falling from the sky, glitch in the camera, etc. We all agreed that whatever it was, it had to have happened quickly and without much noise, because everyone on the village lawn was oblivious to it.


((NUFORC Note: Picture is no longer available at the link indicated by the source of the report. However, we looked at the photo, and, if I recall the photo, it looked to us to be a bird in flight, with its wings folded. PD))