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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/25/2011 20:49 (Entered as : 07/25/2011 20:49)
Reported: 3/29/2012 3:06:41 PM 15:06
Posted: 4/18/2012
Location: Skamania Co. (Swift Lake Reservoir), WA
Shape: Rectangle
Duration: unkown
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object
Bright rectangle shape object, invisible to the naked eye.

On July 25, 2011 I was in Swift Forest Camp, located in Swift Lake Reservoir, Skamania County in Washington State. It was around 8:45 pm that the sun started to set behind the mountains in the horizon, I ran back to my campsite to retrieve my digital camera, a Fuji FinePix A205, then ran back to the lake shore, by the time I got the camera ready to photograph the sunset, I was only able to take one photo before the sun disappeared behind the mountains, all it remained was the outlines of the mountains in the distance across the lake and of the tree tops to the side, It looked beautiful so I proceeded to take some photos of the view.

The sky had turned fairly dark except in the lower part of the horizon. It was a clear night, not a cloud in sight; all I saw in the sky before taking the last three photos was a few fainted stars.

I didnít get around to transferring the photos to my computer until a week or so later. While viewing the photos, I noticed a bright object appeared in the last three photos I took after the sun had set, the object seem to be high in the sky and at a considerable distance.

Using a graphics program, I opened the photos and enlarged them to get a better look of the object, it has shape, bright white, green bluish lights emanating and a series of dark spots forming a band from side to side.

I did not observe the actual object, it seem to be invisible to the naked eye and only showed in the photos.

Can you please help me understand what this object was? It does not look like any conventional aircraft Iím familiar with; whatís more it appeared to be moving, judging by its position in relation to the mountains below it.