|Occurred : 1/10/2016 16:00 (Entered as : 01/10/16 16:00)
Reported: 1/13/2016 2:47:53 PM 14:47
Location: Cooperstown, NY
|Slow moving white rectangle with bright amber lights on bottom. Clear blue sky at the time of sighting. Post stormy day.
Was at the public boat launch at Otsego Lake, closest to the village taking pictures of the skies since they had just cleared up from a day and a half of rain. As I was taking photos of the sunset (looking west) I noticed a slow flying white object quietly skimming through the air. Its movements were smooth and it was travelling from north to south. I had my phone camera and decided to zoom as far as I could with it and take a picture. I couldn’t determine that it was a rectangle until I looked closer at the photo today just by chance. Using extra zoom I could enlarge the photo enough to see that it was indeed a white rectangle (not a blimp like I considered) and on the bottom it had a bright amber reflection (lights?). There was also a haze encasing all sides of the object. It flew off and slightly turned more south. Only today did I realize the photo that I had. I am an adult female, 52 years old, and a hobby photographer. This is the first time! I’ve caught a photo like this. As a child I saw 3 UFO’s, with bright pink lights, jumping up and down in one area and zigzagging and seeming to follow my friend and I. Scared the heck out of us.