|Occurred : 6/6/2016 02:16 (Entered as : 06/06/16 02:16)
Reported: 6/20/2016 9:21:47 AM 09:21
Location: Sentinel Butte, ND
|Still photo capture of 4 lights with unusual movement in the night sky.
I only have a photo that I had taken of the sky. I have been a professional photographer for 30 years and was shooting the aurora borealis, the night of June 5th and 6th. I had taken a test shot with a different lens, than what I had been using. I didn't see the objects, until I was going through the photos, a couple days, later.
The photo was taken with a Canon 5D MkII. The lens was a Canon 135mm F/2 L. The exposure was taken from a tripod for 5 sec., at f/3.2. The camera was set at ISO 1,250.
The camera was looking to the ENE, and you can see the horizon line for further positioning reference. The stars all show the movement over the 5 sec length of the exposure. 4 of the lights in the sky seem to show a rapid and matching movements. 2 of the lights are near the center of the photo, and 2 are near the bottom of the photo, to the right of center.