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Occurred : 5/22/2011 20:15 (Entered as : 05/22/11 20:15)
Reported: 5/23/2011 12:38:18 PM 12:38
Posted: 5/29/2011
Location: San Antonio, TX
Shape: Disk
Duration:3 minutes
San Antonio UFO caught on camera

Date: May 22, 2011
Time: 8:15 PM (according to the time on my camera)
Place: San Antonio, Texas Drury Hotel 105 S Saint Mary's St San Antonio, TX 78205

I am looking southeast on the 23rd floor (there is an exercise room that guest can use).

Camera: I am using a Canon 30D with an 18-55 mm Canon lens.

I am using a tripod that I have balanced on a window ledge facing the southeast (through glass).
When I first set up I noticed the florescent lighting in the room was bouncing off the glass and right into my lens. The hotel had adjustable curtain/shades that are normally used to hide the morning sunlight. Ipulled that same curtain/shade over my head and blocked out all of the fluorescent lighting and glare from the room.

Camera settings: ISO: 1000 55 MM

I focused on the Hemisphere tower F27, @ 3.0 (seconds) I will be emailing you images that I am referring to.

Please see the map: MAP-SA.jpg This is a Google map of the area.

A) "Drury Hotel B)" Hemisphere C) Mariott Hotel (only seen in IMG_3064.jpg). This is the first photo and it is to give you a perspective of a horizontal view.

Photos emailed to you: These images were converted from "raw" to ".jpg."

1) MAP-SA.jpg

2) IMG_3064.jpg (horizontal photo)

3) IMG_3065.jpg (upper left corner) There is a "disk" shape that I didn’t see until I got home and looked at it in Adobe Lightroom.

4) IMG_3065-closeup.jpg I have zoomed in at 100% and cropped on that area.

5) IMG_3067.jpg This image was taken 2 minutes later with the same settings. As you can see the sky is really dark. I had to adjust the exposure/lighting and the "disk" is still there.

Please contact me if you have any questions.