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Old 08-30-08, 02:43 PM   #1
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Did I catch a UFO?

Took a picture with my cheap 2.00 MegaPixel digital camera, of the Balloon Rally leaving Memorial Park today.

There were no other aircraft flying among them. I don't know if the picture blows up well enough to see it,
right side, center. Took several pictures before and after, nothing like it shows up again.

Maybe a close fly going by, at the moment of shot?

The other balloon was just trying to land in my back yard.
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Old 08-30-08, 02:45 PM   #2
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Looks like flying insect to me . You can even see the blur of the wings in a shallow V shape over the dark blob of the body.
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Old 08-30-08, 02:51 PM   #3
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How fast does a digital camera "shutter"? Seems a close flying bug would be out of focus, or smeared.

I know I have to be very steady shooting, or my pictures blur. Was shooting 2X telephoto at the time.
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The most in focus thing in the pic seems to be the tree branches in the left foreground. If the bug, maybe a locust, flew out of that tree, it would be somewhat in focus. And the thing does appear blurry. I am going to bet on bug over UFO.
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Old 08-30-08, 03:23 PM   #5
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Seeing as UFOs do not exist, I would agree with jsharr.
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UFOs exist, as wernmax picture shows. It has a flying object in it that cannot be identified. I am just quessing the the object is a bug.
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Under close examination it would appear yes you did.

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Hey , I did some cleanup on the image and think I know what it is now.

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Dang it, not only is he faster than me, but his kung fu shopping skills are greater than mine. All hail, AllenG
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Hail AllenG...snorted a little ice tea out of my nose....
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Hush all you non believers. I believe he caught a ufo flying over to the Air Force Academy. I mean, the Engineers have to get some idea of what they're going to work on..
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Oh yeah, Allen freakin' rules the Photoshop.
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Seeing as UFOs do not exist, I would agree with jsharr.
When we figure out its just us coming back thru time trying to find a cure/fix for everything we F'ed up you'll say differently
by the way, looks like a little blurry fly to me = ( and Id really love to believe its space ship! ; )
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Seeing as UFOs do not exist, I would agree with jsharr.
Actually, I'm with you. Not that there isn't probably some weird military stuff.

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by the way, looks like a little blurry fly to me = ( and Id really love to believe its space ship! ; )
Ah, the paradoxes. If they fixed everything, the future would then be different, and they wouldn't have had to come back?

I just can't believe my camera is fast enough to "freeze" bug wings, but I'm starting to lean towards a bird gliding a little further out, although I swear I can still make out the anti-grav pods underneath.
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Seeing as UFOs do not exist, I would agree with jsharr.
And you can prove this fact?
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Did they anal probe you?
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Here's a real detail inset, at 100X mag and cleaned up.

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If no one else saw it, I tend to doubt it was real. Although the UFO's I've seen came and went really fast, and made no noise.
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I'm not sure...is he holding one?
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If you can't tell what it is, then, yes, you did catch a UFO. UFO=Unidentified Flying Object. Doesn't mean it's from space or has aliens. Just that you can't identify wtf it is.


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In reference to the tool he is holding being an anal probe..............................

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I'm not sure...is he holding one?
They said it was a bike tool!
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They said it was a bike tool!
It is a bottom bracket adjusting device from Uranus.
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