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Occurred : 10/8/2018 15:51 (Entered as : 10/08/2018 15:51)
Reported: 10/8/2018 9:02:24 PM 21:02
Posted: 10/12/2018
Location: South Lake Tahoe, NV
Shape: Triangle
Duration:1 minute
Strange blue triangle with lights appears in photo

October 8, 2018, Sighting My wife and I had finished summiting a rocky plateau past and above Eagle Lake, about 90 minutes away from the parking lot at Emerald Bay, near the southwest corner of the Lake Tahoe basin off Highway 89. It was a perfect day for hiking with sunny skies and crisp weather in the upper 50's. On our way down we stop to chat with some backpackers who were making their way up the trail. While I and the other guy were wrapping up hiking talk, his partner said to me and my wife, "I have to show you something". She pointed toward the West where the sun was just above the ridge, and there seemed to be a huge number of floating spider webs that you could see when the sunlight hit them at the right angle. I though at first there had to be hundreds if not thousands of spiders on this one prominent tree alone to account for all the glimmering threads we saw. It almost didn’t make sense as there were webs radiating all around, not only streaming off the tree. I didn’t think I ! could capture what I saw on my iPhone but I snapped off one shot anyway. The photo shows the time as 3:51 pm. We parted ways and were still astounded at the sheer volume of these floating and streaming gossamer threads in the sky, neither one of us having witnessed that before. Later in the hotel room I was uploading the photos of the day to my wife's iPhone and to my iPad when we discovered the object in the upper right corner of the frame. Somewhat coincidentally, both of us had thoughts of a UFO in the area without saying anything to each other until we saw this image later on the iPad.

As we drove to the restaurant for dinner, I began to have an old memory from years before of reading about a connection between some UFO sightings and "angel hair" being seen at the same time. I told my wife about this and we were still in a state of wonder over what, if anything, had taken place above that ridge.