UFO videos

Discussion in 'UFOs & Sightings' started by humanoidlord, Feb 26, 2018.

  1. Dean

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    On December 27, 2018, News 2, the NBC affiliate in Charleston, South Carolina, posted a story and a video reportedly taken on Christmas Eve by Debra Thomson of Kiawah Island, a coastal island southeast of Charleston, purporting to show a bright round aerial object, "red in color with a bit of orange." The video contains an audio track in which Thomson commented as she was recording. The website story contains additional quotes from Thomson, including a claim that she called a local airport (it is not clear just when she called), and that "told her they didn’t see anything on the radar." She said that she first saw the object in the northwest about 9:30 PM on December 24.

    During preparation of the December 27 story, the reporter, Tim Renaud, contacted the College of Charleston Observatory staff, which suggested that Mars was visible in the west that evening, is red, etc. However, according to a January 3, 2019 update to the story, in response to the original story the station was contacted the station by a resident of Edisto Beach (which as coastal point about 10 miles southwest of Kiawah Island), Pat Martin, who reported seeing "a huge bright orange ball," unusual enough to photograph, apparently at about 6 AM on December 25, but in the southeast.

    A resident on Edisto Beach told us their room lit up brighter than the full moon at about 6:00 a.m. "In the southeast, in the sky over my dock, was a huge bright orange ball,” said Pat Martin. “I watched it for a while and tried to take a picture. Thought it a Christmas Miracle.” Martin also sent us pictures of what appears to be a large bright light against the black sky.​

    For some reason, the reporter also saw fit to quote emails that he received from California and Illinois, from people who had seen the original report on the Internet and wanted to tell him about bright lights they had seen in the sky.

    The SkyView Free app confirms that at Charleston, Mars was above the western horizon until about 11:40 PM on Christmas eve. But another app says that its apparent magnitude would have been only about 0.36, which is not all that bright, with angular size of 7.8 arcsec. Local sunrise on December 25 was about 7:20 AM.
     

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  2. humanoidlord

    humanoidlord ce3 researcher

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    size and color seems right for mars and it isn't moving either...
     
  3. Dean

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    humanoidlord wrote:
    I'm not sure how size would be calculated from the video, without knowing the focal length, zoom setting, and all that. The second reported sighting, by Pat Martin, could not have been Mars. (Martin said he or she saw a very bright orange object to the southeast, apparently more than six hours after Mars set in the west.) It would require a field investigation to determine whether this second report was truly independent, assess the credibility and objectivity of both witnesses, and so forth. What the two reporting persons described verbally were objects brighter than Mars would have appeared (apparent magnitude 0.36), and note that Martin said that the object he or she saw lit up a room brighter than a full moon.
     
  4. Creepy Green Light

    Creepy Green Light Don't mistake lack of talent for genius

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    Starting at about 1:07 - it looks like someone is standing in a dark room a penlight in their hand and then they just start waving it around erratically. Bruce Maccabee endorses this as a legitimate flying saucer.

     
  5. humanoidlord

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    i think we have 2 unrelated sightings here, the first is almost definitely mars, the second could be something else but i don't know what
    you know that this case has a lot of supporting documentation for it, right? not to mention very credible witnesses
    as for bruce, he is just one of many to have investigated this case, please consider the other investigations
     
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  6. Creepy Green Light

    Creepy Green Light Don't mistake lack of talent for genius

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    Yes I'm aware - and you are absolutely correct. That's what bothers me about this case. The actual video looks super cheesy and fake - again, like someone with a pen light in their hand waving it around. But yet it's got all of this supporting evidence.
     
  7. Niku120

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    for once we agree this was a real deal nothing hoaxed nothing faked!
     
  8. humanoidlord

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    and? any light in the dark filmed by a shaky camera will look like a pen light being waved around
    i ain't sure what you expected
     
  9. humanoidlord

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    there is a lot of legit pictures and some videos, you just need to dig
     
  10. Creepy Green Light

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    Not really. This looks as if the person is standing perfectly still and just yanking their arm up and down & back and forth. Looks like the object stays in frame the entire time (which I may be wrong about).
     
  11. humanoidlord

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    they are trying to make the camera stay still but there is still some movement caused by involuntary movements
     
  12. Creepy Green Light

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    With the other witnesses, radar reports, etc. - I guess I believe it's a true sighting. But every time I see it, my gut tells me something is wrong with what I'm seeing (much in the same way my gut told me that something isn't quite right when watching Adamski's videos).
     
  13. humanoidlord

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    adamsky's is obviously something being waved in front of the camera because we have a identifiable background, here we just have a light, the fact it looks like its being waved around is a illusion because it's the camera that is being waved around, in fact the object is static and never moves
     
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  14. nivek

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  15. Dean

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    From MUFON website: Photo of triangular object purportedly taken at Hesston, Kansas, July 29, 2018. MUFON summary is here. Object said to be at an altitude of over 500 feet; no sound heard. I have reviewed no other sources regarding this case; I post this for information only.


    Hesston KS July 28 2018 triangular silent.jpg
     
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  16. pigfarmer

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    "This airport has domestic flights from Windsor, Canada and is 29 miles from the center of Warren, MI. Another major airport is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW / KDTW), which has international and domestic flights from Detroit, Michigan and is 30 miles from Warren, MI"

    I live near a couple of airports myself and this suggests to me a misidentified plane. Just my first thought. Based on the shape here's my second thought
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  17. Dean

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    Last summer I read UFO Cases of Interest 2018 Edition, which is MUFON’s compilation of “2017's best reports,” edited by Roger Marsh. I do not know anything much about Robert Marsh, and I have no connection with the contemporary MUFON. I was struck by how many of the reports selected for this collection involved large triangular craft, usually with white lights at each tip, and a red or orange center light. There were also a number of reports of boomerang or chevron-shaped objects.

    There is also this 2013 book, which I considered worth my investment of reading time:

    Triangular UFOs by David Marler.jpg
     
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  18. humanoidlord

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  19. humanoidlord

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    now this is more interesting, i have never seen a plane with such a bright central light
    but i think the witness should have filmed it so that we could do a more detailed examination
     
  20. humanoidlord

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    its the natural evolution of UFO shapes, we started with airships, then we had the saucers, now we have flying triangles
     

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