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Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

Sighted on Saturday 30. September 2017
Reported on
Shape: Circle | Duration: 00:00:05
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I was taking pictures last weekend with a canon t1i (with a 55-250mm zoom lens) when i noticed a passenger jet flying by. the sky was blue, and the next was the only thing in the sky, so i snapped two pictures. it was too far away to see any sort of detail but i took tow pictures (mainly because i use my camera in manual mode and like to work out settings such as iso, aperture and shutter speed on my own. i also tend to take picture in raw format, which posses more visual information than a jpg. in any case, when i zoomed into the photo–to get a better look at the jet–i noticed an object that appears metallic in priximity to the plane. i should mention that i have no way to tell their approximate positions relative to each other, but it clearly looked metallic (in fact, more metallic than the picture of the plane). i have no idea want it is, though what i do know is that it isn't a smudge on the lens (i have been using the camera regularly from a week or two, and occasionally clean it) and unlikely to be some sort of photographic artifact (then again, it is really ’small‘ relatively speaking. if this photo is used for any purpose i would appreciate being credited for it (the picture shops have metadata, which will tell you the date and time it was taken).

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