Directory - Category: 08; Photographic Case
AFOSI Case 175; UAO Photographed Over Datil
February 24, 1950
Not listed in the original BB Unknowns,
this incident is listed in
the Comprehensive Catalog of Project Blue Book Unknowns by Brad Sparks.
The incident occurred at 7:30 PM, but there were six other sightings
Feb. 24, 1950. Datil, New Mexico (34.15° N, 107.85° W).
7:30 p.m. (MST). Stanfield and other Holloman AFB Photographic Branch
project staff for tracking aerial phenomena at the Datil observation
post saw and photographed a circular luminous object 15.31 arcmins
(0.2552°) in diameter with a 3.785° long trail, using 1-5
Cineflex camera with 3-inch focal length lens. (Sparks; FUFOR Index)
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