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Occurred : 8/6/2016 20:45 (Entered as : 08/06/16 20:45)
Reported: 8/7/2016 1:16:12 AM 01:16
Posted: 8/16/2016
Location: Nampa, ID
Shape: Circle
Duration:1 hour
Shiny daytime ufo over nampa idaho 08/06/2016

Well before dark but after sundown a bright light appeared almost directly overhead. It was smallish and circular only a few degrees SE from directly overhead. It was the size of Jupiter, as seen at night lately. The person who pointed it out to me asked me what it was, so I grabbed a pair of binoculars and braced against the swingset and had a much better look at the anomaly.

In the binoculars it was still quite small but I could see a much higher level of detail. It was perfectly circular with what appeared to be an indentation in the center and a horizontal darker patch running across the circle.

I grabbed my hunting rifle to see it at a higher magnification and could see a much more detailed view. It appeared to be a plate shaped disk with two proportionately large tubular curved pieces above and below the darker horizontal line which now with the higher magnification seemed to be some type of structure running across the center indentation. I called my neighbor and he stepped out and looked at it for a while with my rifle and then he went in and got one of his own and continued looking at it.

At this point, I called kivi a local tv station and told them about what I was looking at and asked if they would point a camera at it. The gentleman who took my call said he had been e-mailed about it just before I called. The three of us watched it until around an hour had passed when it started to get dimmer to the point where it was very hard to see with the naked eye. Through my scope, I continued to watch it as it got a deep shade of red which I attributed to the sun setting on it. It didn't appear to travel linearly but seemed to be going upward slowly.