Go Back Report # 1634
03-12-1955

   On March 12, Orville H. Mitchell attended the popular flying saucer convention at Giant Rock in Yucca Valley. During the convention, he became intrigued by several curious-looking small clouds in the clear blue sky. The clouds themselves weren't particularly unusual. The strange thing was, they kept appearing and disappearing in the same place. On an impulse, Mitchell snapped two photographs.     
   At the time, he didn't see anything. But once the photographs were developed, he was shocked to see four self-luminous, delta-shaped objects hiding in the clouds. While they weren't visible to the naked eye at the time the photographs were taken, Mitchell's camera apparently had the proper film and filters to capture what the eye couldn't see. Mitchell used a 4" x 5" Speed Graphic camera with a Wollensak Raptar f4.7 coated lens and a Wrattan A filter. The film was Super-X. The photographs were later printed on the cover of
Saucers magazine.130  

Note 130: Stevens & Roberts, 239     

Reference for the above text is: Book: UFOs Over California by Preston Dennett, p. 32, © 2005.    

UFOCAT PRN – 85852          
UFOCAT URN – 85852 UFO Register by J. Bernard Delair, 1975, © Contact International (UK) 
UFOCAT URN – NONE   UFOs Over California by Preston Dennett, p. 32

North America – United States, California, San Bernardino      
Giant Rock
     Latitude 34-19-59 N, Longitude 116-23-19 W (D-M-S) [pillar]   
Yucca Valley   Latitude 34-06-51 N, Longitude 116-25-56 W (D-M-S) [populated place]         
Reference: http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=154:1:1765846258792399         





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