In that case, the July 5 a black-and-white photo appeared to show a disc with an array of lights hovering above the ground and about 70 feet from the camera. The well's owners, Gray said, had installed security cameras because of previous oil thefts.
That photo taken at the well site hadn't been altered either, Gray said, but a third analysis showed telltale white lines stretching from light to light.
In the opinion of MUFON experts, that indicated a trailer was moving quickly across the camera's field of vision. As the camera snapped a slow shutter-speed image, the trailer's safety lights were captured multiple times streaking across the photo.