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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 9/29/2019 15:34 (Entered as : 09/29/19 15:34)
Reported: 10/1/2019 1:01:51 AM 01:01
Posted: 10/4/2019
Location: Huntington, WV
Shape: Circle
Duration: 2 minutes
Characteristics: There was an aura or haze around the object
UFO not visible to naked eye

While boating on the Ohio river, I noticed what I will call an atmospheric anomaly. My adult kids and grandkids were all present. A thin, high altitude cloud shimmering with the violet wavelengths, pinks, purple and blues. I pointed it out to everyone and passed my sunglasses around to kids. The sunglasses made the colors much more visible and I most likely would not have even noticed it without them. It was quite beautiful and something that I had never seen. My kids described it as being "really cool". I wanted to photograph it, but being so close to the sun I doubted I would be able to capture all the colors. I decided to hold my sunglasses in front of the camera lens on my iPhone. I snapped two pics, perhaps 15 to 30 seconds apart. A while later I decided to look at the pics and that's when I noticed the brighter circular object within the cloud. I know I must have looked at that cloud for 2 or 3 minutes as we floated down the river. I can say with all certainty that the object was not visible to the naked or sunglassed eye. Today I applied a couple different filters that come with the phone. If u look closely to the left of the orb, it seams like there is a shockwave. In the second pic the object has dropped down a good bit and there doesn't seam to be much going on. I figured the cloud to just be filled with ice particles and catching the suns rays just right. The orb thing does however have me dumbfounded and why couldn't I see it? Makes me wonder how much I don't see. I did take a couple more pics the next day, trying to replicate conditions as much as possible. I used the same sunglasses to determine if there might possibly be a flaw in the glass that would account for the anomaly but I was able to pretty much rule that out. Any ideas?