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Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/21/2001 18:00 (Entered as : 6/21/01 18:00)
Reported: 6/26/2001 15:09
Posted: 3/4/2003
Location: Mt. Popocatepetl (Mexico),
Shape: Oval
Duration:96 hours on and off
UFO seen on internet cam over Popo Volcano

My friend and I were watching the live camera of Popo Volcano at http://www.((URL deleted)) The picture is refreshed every 30 seconds. In one of the frames, there was a little black dot. We thought this was just a little glitch in the feed, but there was another one in the next picture in a different spot. They continued to appear in many of the pictures. We watched these for over two hours. Sometimes, there were two or three of them in the same picture. We left the computer and came back when it got dark. We watched for about 30 minutes and we didn't see anything, but in one of the pictures we saw a bright light in the bottom left corner of the picture. It was much bigger and brighter than the stars in the background. This light appeared in most pictures for over an hour and a half. It would be bright in one picture and very dim in the next. In some of the pictures it seemed to be splitting up into two and one half was a different color that the other half. In some of the pictures, the light was just one solid circle. The next morning, we were watching the camera and in one of the frames there was a black cigar shaped object close to the ground. In the next frame, it was still there but in a different place. In the frame after that, it was gone. It closely resembled a photo taken in 1999 of a confirmed UFO over the same volcano. I saved over 60 pictures of these objects and I will send the best of these.

((NUFORC Note: Many individuals have forwarded photos of alleged UFO's over Mt. Popocatapetl. None of them has appeared to us to be very convincing. Most of them appear to us to be contrails behind high-flying aircraft, as well as some low-flying birds, possibly. We are not sure, but none of the images has been very large, very detailed, or very convincing. PD))