UFO (left) and Mars, (right) spotted from Kilsyth Hills (Tak Ma Doon Viewpoint) at approx 22.07 hrs on 28th August 2003, looking south over Cumbernauld. Unidentified Flying Object - with a brighter appearance than Mars, seen here at its closest to earth for 60,000 years - appeared static for five to ten minutes before sliding left and rapidly disappearing.
Equipment used: Fujifilm Finepix A204 camera at full 3x optical zoom, tripod mounted, with hand held Chinon binocular lens at maximum 15x magnification - total magnification = approx 45x
Photos copyright © Rob Kay 2003 - all rights reserved.
The picture below shows Mars in the centre of the shot and the UFO towards the bottom right. (click to enlarge)
Another mystery in the Falkirk / Bonnybridge triangle?