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Occurred : 8/19/2016 20:49 (Entered as : 08/19/2016 20:49)
Reported: 8/27/2016 1:07:11 PM 13:07
Posted: 8/29/2016
Location: Knoxville, TN
Shape: Light
Duration:25 minutes
UFO Fleet of bright green star-like orbs photographed while traveling across downtown Knoxville.

I was exiting a restaurant with a friend on Gay Street on 8/19/16 at 8:49 pm in Knoxville TN. As soon as we stepped out onto the street, I looked North (with my I-Phone 6 in hand) and I was overwhelmed by the sight of a very strange cloud formation. It had three plumes jetting out of it and there was a ceiling of another cloud above it. It was so surreal and I said to my friend, “I’ve never seen anything like that before in my life!”

At that moment, I had a strange feeling that gave me a sense of it being “other worldly” and it gave me an odd looming feeling. (It should be noted that I was and still am, completely sober.) Anyhow, I started taking photos of this strange cloud and realized that I had it set on “square” photo and then I switched it to “regular” photo after a few shots (just to explain the difference in layout). My friend was ready to go and stroll Gay Street, so I turned around on my heels and hopped in the street (as I often do) to take more photos of Gay Street looking South towards the Tennessee Theatre and the river. So I snap, snap, snap, etc. and then hop back on the sidewalk and take a couple more shots after that.

During my photo blitz, I was more focused on looking through my phone-camera than I was on looking at the sky, so I didn’t pick up the details that I had shot until I got home (about an hour and a half later). As I flipped through the evening’s shots, I could clearly see something in the sky of one of the shots and when zooming in, I discovered that I had photographed a Fleet of bright green UFO’s! Of course, I then took a much closer look at the photos before and after this particular shot and discovered that I had tracked this Fleet coming out of the clouds (near a mountain which is lined with radio towers) and seconds later, they were on the opposite side of the sky over the Tennessee River. In the next to the last shot, you can see two domed lights on top of the mountain (across the river). NOTE: There are no lights on top of this mountain and the lights are not seen before or after the incident. Then in the last shot, you will notice the same two dome lights lifting off into the sky and there is also an orb-type UFO faintly seen in this shot as well.

The last shot was taken out of series at 9:14 pm. (I think I just happened to catch them again while they were “taking off”). None of my photos before or after this series of Gay Street shots, show anything in the sky, nor specs on the lens, etc. I still have all these photos on my phone and I am happy to show anybody who would like to see the original shots so you can verify the time, date and that I have not retouched these in any way. I have only emailed them to myself and saved them to my desktop to put a slide show together which I shared on my FaceBook page.

I should also mention that I have had Close Encounters (of several kinds) numerous times throughout my life. However, this is the first time that I have ever managed to take photographs of the visitors. Not that it means much to those who don’t know me but I’m a very logical person, a respected professional in my industry (fine art painting) and a “normal” 49 year old mother. I hope these photos help open some minds on the topic.

Also to note: In one of the photos, the glowing green orb heads towards me and is photographed from about 10 feet from me near the sidewalk. Also, when I zoomed in on these photos, each of the anomalies appear to have a 6 pointed star-like glow and each have a hue of violet/rose colored aura around them.