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Occurred : 7/4/2009 22:02 (Entered as : 07/04/09 22:02)
Reported: 7/5/2009 1:46:23 AM 01:46
Posted: 8/5/2009
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Shape: Cigar
Duration:18 minutes
The object is clearly visible moving across many pictures taken from a stationary camera on a tripod.

While attending the 4th of July celebration and fireworks display in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, From around 10:02PM to 10:22PM ET, I took many rapid fire photos of the fireworks display. The camera was on a tripod and the shutter was released via remote. Upon reviewing the photos, I noticed a long thin object with lights moving from right to left across many of the photos. The camera was on a slow shutter setting to record the trails of lights from the fireworks and although the fireworks are streaking, the object is not creating streaks or trails. The lights on the object are clearly defined separately. I was watching the fireworks live as they happened while only occassionally glancing at the display on the camera. I never saw anything at all with my naked eye. I have many photos with no objects in them, yet I have many series of photos with the object moving across the landscape. I also have many photos of the same landscape taken during daylight hours which reveals no explanation for these objects and lights. I have sent 2 photos to the director of the ufo reporting center for his examination. The 2 photos are from a series of 6 shots taken at 10:08PM that show the object moving across the landscape.