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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/19/2021 19:15 (Entered as : 09/19/21 19:15)
Reported: 9/22/2021 2:55:50 PM 14:55
Posted: 10/19/2021
Location: McCall, ID
Shape: Other
Duration: 2 MINUTES
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object
McCall Idaho 6-8 white dots observed and photo evidence (2 photos) of green "A" type object in two locations on lake.

On Saturday, September 19, 2021 a group of four individuals were driving on the East side of the Payette Lake in McCall, Idaho. We entered the Ponderosa State Park (East side of the lake) and drove to the boat ramp in an attempt to capture some scenic photos of the lake. One of the persons is a professional photographer. The four of us took some photos of various parts of the lake and of ourselves. I walked out to the end of the boat dock and took a picture of the lake (looking west), using my IPhone. Two other individuals walked toward me at the end of the dock. I then took a picture of them. They walked out to the end of the dock and the professional photographer began taking various photographs. As she was taking pictures of the horizon (looking West across the lake), I noticed spots near the sun. They appeared white (almost like holes) and at first there was only one and then I noticed several (perhap 6-8) small white dots in the distance across! the lake next to the sun. The clouds behind them were dark so it was clear to me there was something there. They were in no particular pattern, but they appeared to be close together (clustering). I asked the other two if they saw the dots and one of them did see the dots. She attempted to zoom in with her high powered camera to see if she could identify the objects, with negative results. I proceeded to tell them that i thought, based on the oddness of the dots that i thought they were aliens (ufos). I then told them how Idaho, particularly the McCall area had quite a bit of ufo activity. I saw the dots for a brief period of time (estimated at 10-20 seconds). I then proceeded to take more pictures across the lake (West) to catch the sunset off the water. I took 3 picture seconds apart. According to my IPhone camera these were all taken at 19:15. We left the dock and took a few more pictures of various areas and then left the area to continue up through the scenic! byway. We had no other events of this nature during the rema! inder of our drive.

At some point that evening I began looking through my pictures on my IPhone. When I reached the 3 shot sequence , the first shot looked normal with no dots (shot at 19:15). In the second shot I noticed a small spec across the lake amongst the tree line on the left side. Note: one of my friends had accidently put her hand in the picture, which forced me to take a third shot approximately 5-8 seconds after the second shot. Upon looking at the third picture I noticed the dot had now moved quite a ways above the tree line (still on the left side). I went back to the first picture and there was no dot. So I went to the second photo (with the dot in the treeline) and zoomed in on the dot and noted a green object that appeared disk like and unrecognizable, it was tipped to the bottom right. I then went to the third picture (above the treeline) and noted a much clearer object that was green and appeared to have a solid "A" shape triangle in the middle (triangle with no bott! om) and a halo of green surrounding it. It too was slightly tipped to the right. It appeared to be large, as compared with the trees it was double in size. Also, based on the distance of the shot the "dot" could be seen by the human eye, but not bright, green, or moving, which raised no awareness at the time the picture was taken. I might add none of us saw anything out of the ordinary at the time (other than the previous event i have mentioned. There was perhaps 1-2 minutes between the white dot sighting (first paragraph) and when the 3 series photo's were shot. With that said, these were the only pictures any of us took of the objects after checking all photo's.

I did not report the event at the time, since we were out of town. I am a 57 year old female who has been married 31 years (my husband was with us) and have one daughter. I am recently retired (July 2020) and worked over 30 years in casino industry in Las Vegas as a Vice President and General Manager of various casinos. We moved from Las Vegas Nevada to Boise Idaho in July 2020 to be closer to our daughter. My husband and I travel quite extensively and were taking a road trip to McCall with some high school friends of mine visiting from St Louis, Missouri (both females). They are sisters and one of them owns and is President of a computer company (and a professional photographer) and the other worked for a pharmaceutical company for over 30 years. Since the event I am certain that this object was not a drone, airplane, rocket, natural event, reflection, or house lights and believe based on the 'white dot" sighting and the picture evidence it is a UFO.