Dark Vertical Object Found – Photo Background.

Location of Sighting: Grand Canyon West, Arizona
Date of Sighting: October 26, 2016
Time of Sighting: 9 AM MST

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Description: I was taking pictures with my phone. Later in the day when reviewing the pictures, there was a spot on a picture. At first I thought it was on my phone screen. Then I realized it was my photo. When I enlarged the photo, I thought it was a helicopter, but it definitely is not a helicopter. I am not sure what it is. I guess I am open to what others see. No one I know can give an explanation for it.

Note: There is some uncertainty regarding the date and time of the photo. The photo file data indicates that the photo was taken on Oct 25, 2016 at 11 AM local time. The witness said that the photo was taken on Oct 26, 2016 at 9 AM local time. The photo was taken with an I-phone 5. The object could be suspended debris (e.g. garbage bag). However, winds were very light at the time logged by the I-phone. Winds gusted to 18 MPH at the time (Oct 26, 2016 at 9 AM) indicated by the witness. Winds of this magnitude probably wouldn’t result in debris (garbage bags) to remain airborne. Questions have been sent to the witness. Updates will be posted.

Update – Witness Response to Questions: The witness stated that the correct date was October 26, 2016 and the time was 9 AM local time. The witness there was no wind at the time of the sighting. The witness’s statement agrees with weather observations recorded at the time of the sighting. The object is clearly not a bird or bug. Given this scenario this sighting has been reclassified as unidentified.

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2 Responses to Dark Vertical Object Found – Photo Background.

  1. Westcoaster says:

    About ten years ago, my wife and I saw an object with similar shape hovering in a canyon just a couple miles inland from Pismo Beach, CA. This was a bizarre daytime sighting, probably about 2 PM. We spotted it as we headed North up the 101. As I recall it looked like a giant 55 gallon barrel hovering vertically above the canyon with no noise, smoke, vapor, etc. We thought it might be some sort of experiment being conducted by nearby Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. Although we scoured the newspapers and internet we found nothing.

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