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  Category 08, Photographic / Video Images 
Rating: 5  


Capsule-Shaped Object In Clouds / Takeda Photo
Aug. 20, 1957
Fujisawa, Japan

Fran Ridge:
August 20, 1957; Fujisawa City, Japan
11:28 a.m. According to the report, the photo was taken by Shinichi Takeda near Enoshima Miami Beach. The object was also seen by his sister, who called his attention to it. UFO is silvery in color, giving off a brilliant glow at an estimated altitude of 3000-4000 feet, traveling N to S. The object made a 90 degree left turn, sped up, and disappeared in clouds. A few minutes later, 15 people on the beach reported a similar object which passed over at high speed. No camera data available. Picture shows capsule-shaped image near bank of cumulus clouds. [UFOE, VIII]

Detailed reports and documents
docs/570820japan_photos.pdf (Casebook)

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