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Shiny Object
updated: Feb 22, 2013, 9:05 AM

By Edhat Subscriber

There is some strange shiny thing above the mountains right now that is flashing. It is way high in the sky and is moving but only about a tiny bit. It's been there for about 10 min. at least. Anyone else see it?

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 COMMENT 377397P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 09:09 AM

They're asking to be taken to our leader,....

 

 COMMENT 377400P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 09:16 AM

Is it the sun?

 

 COMMENT 377406 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 09:26 AM

Can the OP narrow down the location? Which part of the "mountains"? I'm not being snarky, but I just went out to look, but don't know what direction I should be looking....

 

 COMMENT 377427 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 09:43 AM

Big metalic balloon?

 

 COMMENT 377441P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 09:58 AM

400, hahahahaha!!!!

 

 COMMENT 377456 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 10:24 AM

a drone. if you see a vapor trail, get under cover ....stat.

 

 COMMENT 377468 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 10:42 AM

Given your description it's pretty impossible to answer your question competently or intelligently.

 

 COMMENT 377478 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 11:02 AM

Steelhead trout. Probably in a mini helicopter.

 

 COMMENT 377493 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 11:33 AM

OP here. No. It was NOT the sun. However, I got video of it. Strangest thing I have EVER seen.

 

 COMMENT 377509P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 12:03 PM

Is it the morning sun reflecting off of the wings and bellies of high-flying aircraft? I've been fooled by that as well.

 

 COMMENT 377534 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 01:10 PM

To OP, are you going yo post the video?

 

 COMMENT 377539 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 01:26 PM

Thought the Quaids were beaming in.....

 

 COMMENT 377540 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 01:26 PM

OP here. Not sure if I can (it's a big file) and I am not a member so...But I did send it to KEYT so I guess if they think it's odd enough they'll show it. I have looked at it half dozen times now and it is REALLY strange. I just can't imagine what the hell it is or how it can do those types of maneuvers.

 

 COMMENT 377547 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 01:45 PM

To the OP, put it on YouTube.

 

 COMMENT 377559 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 02:07 PM

Maybe one of those big mylar balloons filled with helium. The wind might be causing the strange movements you mentioned.

 

 COMMENT 377561P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 02:08 PM

You don't have to be an Edhat paid subscriber to post videos, send it to ed@edhat.com

 

 COMMENT 377585 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 02:52 PM

KEYT won't post it for three weeks... and then they'll call it breaking news.

 

 COMMENT 377587P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 02:55 PM

Isn't it strange how poorly-worded, vague, hysterical postings like this show up on Edhat when the MUFON yo-yos are in town trying to extract money from the gullible?

 

 COMMENT 377600P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 03:15 PM

Did you give it to KEYT because it'll never see the light of day? I wouldn't give that place a darn thing. That's what the draw of (most) blogs are- news orgs haven't reported anything of real interest in their own communities for decades. If they do, it'll be after they've made sure it's not going to subvert their overall messaging to the sheeple.

 

 ROGER DODGER agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 03:24 PM

UFO Police vehicle?

 

 COMMENT 377630 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 04:22 PM

Sorry about that-we're having trouble with our invisible shield again! The strange movements were because I let Trixie fly.

That said, I hope that Edhat posts your video.

 

 COMMENT 377713 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-22 08:05 PM

OP here... LOL 600.

 

 COMMENT 377768 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-23 07:17 AM

I saw this after I dropped my daughter off at La Colina Jr High. I figured it was a bundle of metallic coated birthday balloons accidentally let go by a student. LCJH has a tradition that when a kid has a birthday they are sent to school with a bundle of balloons. Balloons are fun, don't criticize them when they float away in the sky.

 

 COMMENT 377830 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-23 10:48 AM

OP, looks like there is something to your story.
Check MSNBC news online, something about a "green fireball".

 

 COMMENT 377834 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-23 10:55 AM

Not being able to imagine something is a fact about the person lacking the ability, not about anything else.

 

 THINKERBILL agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-23 12:23 PM

OP: It would be helpful in identifying your sighting if you would please add information as to from where you saw it and where it appeared. For example: "At 8:00 AM 2/23/13, I was in La Cumbre Plaza's parking lot, standing in front of Von's and looking due north over the mountains, I saw small, bright, white flashes that may have been reflected sunlight."

 

 MESAJIM agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-23 02:58 PM

Hey, OP: If EdHat won't post it and you're set on the KEYT thing, you can use their "YouNews" area and post it to the KEYT website yourself. If it gets any kind of a decent viewer response, KEYT will then most likely (steal it) show it on their TV broadcast. Good luck--I'd be interested to see what it is, too.

 

 COMMENT 378060 agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-24 07:17 AM

OP here. I'll post it on YouTube this weekend. BTW--I know others were tripped out by it too because I have seen still pics of it on instagram.

 

 COMMENT 378256P agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-24 07:59 PM

http://www.kobi5.com/component/zoo/item/possible-ufo-sighting-in-southern-oregon.html

"It moved up and down, back to one spot and then zigzaged a bit. It was there like 20-30 minutes and then it was just gone!"

 

 GARFIELD agree helpful negative off topic

2013-02-24 09:53 PM

Probably reflection from a window! The wind blowing on the glass deflects it and causes the reflection angle to change. Results in flickering, flashing light.

The angle may seem wrong for a simple reflection, but windows in upscale homes can be mounted at different angles to optimize visibility of the islands, or whatever.

From a single location, the reflection may only occur when the sun is at a specific angle (two days of the year).

-Garfield

 

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