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UFO Magazine Issue 360, Issue date, 05-25-09

UFO Encounter Makes Believer of Me
UFO Depiction
I never really thought that UFOs were real when I was small, and would have never believed in them had it not been for an experience that I had when I was eleven years old. You hear of UFO and paranormal experiences all the time, and most people simply blow them off.

For me, I listen to them. Most people have not had a UFO experience and so they cannot relate to them. I have. This is the story of what I witnessed many years ago, and have not forgotten to this day.

I was riding with my Mom to pick up my Father from work as we always did every evening. My Father was a truck driver and his terminal had a large gravel parking lot that everyone would park in while waiting for the truckers each evening. There were always about ten cars in the lot, and this evening was no different.

The one thing that was different on this evening, however, was a number of people outside of their cars and mulling about staring at the sky.

My Mom pulled our car into a spot and we got out to see what was up. Up in the sky about a mile or two was a single, glowing, ball of light. The light was a perfect circle and it was just hovering there. It was not moving and others there said that it had been there for about fifteen minutes already.

The light was interesting but not overly scary. It basically looked like a large street light hovering in the middle of the night sky.

Not five minutes after we got there, however, that all changed.

The light then broke up into four other lights that flanked the central light on four sides. So now their were five lights hovering over our heads, and they seemed to materialize out of thin air.

They were all sitting perfectly still, and the fear was thick in the air. Something just seemed wrong about the whole thing.

It was clearly not a plane, or a weather balloon, or anything that any of us had ever seen before.

After about five more minutes, as we all looked on in morbid curiosity, the lights all shot off in five different directions like shooting stars. They were moving that fast.

The movement was so quick that it left a trail of fading light behind each one of them.

Having seen this UFO with my own eyes, I have lived my life with a more open mind. There is no doubt in my mind that this UFO was real, and that it could not have been anything else.

The next day the newspaper ran a story about it as well as several hundred people in the city had seen it as well.

We all waited for a governmental explanation or something for it in the newspaper, but one never came. It sure makes one wonder what else we do not know about our universe…

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http://www.romow.com/culture-blog/ufo-encounter-makes-believer-of-me/

Incredible Encounter with a Feeding UFO or Something Far More Dangerous!
UFO Depiction
written by Chris Holly

I have a life long friend I have known since I was 6 years old. He remains my friend to this day. He is a great guy who is a levelheaded family man with lots of friends. He is well liked in his community here on Long Island, New York.

I noticed that my friend would always make it a point to ask about what I was writing or investigating, and always listened with care. He never showed any interest in the paranormal before, yet now always showed interest in my work. I never thought much about it until recently.

My friend called me and insisted we meet for lunch to ‘catch up’. Again I did not think much about it as we have been friends for a lifetime and shared many lunches. During lunch my friend asked me three times about the stories and articles on my site. I was a bit surprised, as I did not realize he was a loyal reader. We talked about a few of my UFO stories while we ate our lunches.

With lunchtime over, we headed for the parking lot where my friend took me by the arm and said “Wait Chris - I have something I want to tell you, something I never talked about before with anyone.” I thought my friend was having some type of life problem and we walked down the street until we found a private empty bench to sit so he could tell me what was wrong.

I plopped myself down next to him on the bench and said, “So, what is this all about?” He looked at me so seriously I immediately knew this was something very important and turned my mood to fit his and said ”Oh, this is serious, I am here and all ears, tell me what is wrong?”

My old friend then told me what I consider to be one of the biggest and most important sighting encounters I have ever heard. Clearly this is a huge story for the area where I live, and this friend the last person on earth I would have ever thought would tell it to me!

The encounter happened while my friend and two of his friends were setting up for a hunting trip located towards the end of Long Island. It was a habit for this group of men to drop off supplies and items they did not want to carry all day at points they used to rest and eat while off on one of these pre-planned days in the woods trapping and hunting.

A few men would set up for the day before the day’s events started. This is what he told me, while sitting on that bench:

“It was years ago, about 1995. I was out setting up for a big hunt we were going to have with a group of guys early that day. It was me and two buddies of mine. We went out about 2 in the morning to drop off traps and other things we were going to use during the days hunting trip.

We arranged to have about four other men meet us out further on the Island (east end of Long Island) about 4 AM. We were going to set up some stuff as we planned to end up at this point where we were leaving stuff in the woods.

My one buddy was a retired phone man and knew the right of ways used by the utility companies, and had a good sense of the woods in the area where we were dumping our supplies for the day.

It was a crystal clear, fall night. There was a small community of houses to the left of the road where we parked our pickups, and a huge wooded area following the electric main towers through the woods on the right. All and all the area, but for that small group of houses, was pretty isolated. We all had hunted in this area before and were familiar with it.

The three of us packed up the gear we needed to carry out to our meeting point later that day and started our trek following the right of way out into the woods. We were taking it slow as it was night, but we felt secure as we had a bright moon and a star lit sky.

Just before we headed out, my one buddy pointed over to the group of houses and pointed to the street lights and lights in some of the houses. We all looked, as they seemed to dim out and then come back and dim out again.

We hoped they would not blackout, as we would then be joined with a bunch of electric company guys out in the woods, as there was a large transformer station out there. We knew if they showed up we would have to leave.

We stood for a while watching the lights flicker on and off. They seemed to do this every few seconds. We decided to high tail it out to our planned spot and try to get there and back before the electric company came around so our plans to meet the other guys would not be ruined.

We packed up the rest of our gear and took off down the right of way along the side of the high-voltage electric wire towers.

We were about half way to our destiny out in the woods when we approached an intersection ahead of us of the transformer, big electric company towers, a huge radio station tower, and a high cell tower all in one group.

As we approached this area my buddy that worked for the telephone company pointed up towards the top branches of the trees ahead and said, "What the heck is that?"

We all looked and saw what looked like a pencil thin, laser blue-like light shining along the tree line. At first we thought it was from the poles, tress, or maybe the wires or transformer. I told my buddies that must be what is going on with the flickering lights back there by the houses.

We kept walking towards the center of the grouping of towers until we could see clear of the trees. The three of us saw it all at once. We all stopped walking at once, as if we practiced stopping like that for weeks. It was so exact and on the spot. We stopped all together, lined up shoulder to shoulder, and saw what we could not believe we were seeing.

Ahead of us over the group of towers, we could see the laser light was coming straight down from the sky. We followed the light up, and could clearly see a huge, black, round saucer-shaped craft hovering silently over the towers.

The thin light attached to the wires and pole. There was no sound, no movement, just this light drinking or doing something with the towers and wires.

The thing was huge as when you looked up at it the entire sky was blocked out but for the massive shape of the craft.

Around the borders of the craft you could see the night with all its stars and moonshine, however this massive black ship blocked out an enormous area while it sucked from the wires with its long thin light.

Not one of us moved. We did not speak or dare to blink. Finally one of us, I think it was me, slowly turned and motioned to my buddies to be quiet, and slowly back track exactly the way we came in.

We slowly and carefully moved away from this huge craft until we were far enough from it to feel we could run. We made it back to our trucks to see the lights in the adjacent neighborhood still flickering and blacking out.

As we packed up our gear to leave, we saw a huge glow, and at once the houses and streetlights were back to full power. We knew the thing had finished its meal or whatever it was doing!

We drove to an all night diner to discuss what happened to us over a hot cup of coffee. I wanted to call the police and report it. My one buddy did not know what he wanted to do but the other guy; he was just plain terrified and wanted us to swear we would never tell anyone what we had just seen.

The more we discussed it, the more terrified he seemed to get. This guy was an old buddy of mine so I relented and agreed to keep silent about it.

The years went by and it always bothered me I never talked about this. I knew we had seen something incredible. I kept my word though, and never talked about it as I had promised my pal.

A few years ago I heard my friend had passed away. About a year after that I ran into the other man I shared this experience with. I told him I had enough silence and was going to tell you about it. And today I decided it was time to do it, and so here we sit on this bench with my gabbing my guts out.”

I had not said one word during the entire story my friend had just told me. I knew he had just told me one of the greatest UFO experiences I had ever heard. He witnessed a craft using our power system, and lived to tell about it. I reached over and touched his arm and told him it was a fantastic sighting and encounter and that I knew every word was true.

I could not believe he walked around all this time and never told anyone of that night. My friend is such a loyal man. The fact he had such an incredible encounter did not shake his oath to his friend. He did not talk of it until his pal had passed on. He kept his word.

I was really fascinated by this and thought back to how many other times we had unexplained black outs, brown outs and flickering lights. I also realized that this craft went dark, no lights as it lowered itself to feed or do its deed off of the wires. I wondered how many times crafts like this are right above our heads without our even realizing it?

I was confused as to what the UFO was doing as it linked into the grove of wires and towers out in the hidden woods. At first I thought it might have been drawing from the lines in a feeding fashion. I thought this rather odd as I would think our energy abilities would be very primitive to a society who was able to visit us from places we do not even know exist.

I did not know what to make of this sighting, and decided to make plans to talk with a few friends that work in science and tell them about this encounter.

I called the smartest people I have ever known for advice on this encounter. The first person I talked to is a man who is brilliant physicist. I told him word for word what my friend had told me. He sat and looked at me awhile before answering. He then told me almost what the others told me as well.

Besides this friend, I also contacted two geniuses I know. One is a scientist and the other an International Business person. Both are considered geniuses of our time whom I have been blessed to call my friends.

I was fascinated and stunned to be told by all three the same thing! None of the men thought this craft was feeding at all. In fact they all felt that this craft was putting IN data - not taking anything out! All of them also added in a matter of fact way that “of course they were also taking all the data that was being transmitted out through the lines as well.”

I was both frightened and stunned at what I was being told. The paramount understanding of what I was being told really knocked me for a loop! Had my friend witnessed not only a craft not from our earth downloading material into the very lifelines of our society while uploading all our private personal information?

Was what we talked about, looked at on our computers and viewed on our TVs being collected while information they wanted in those same places was being transmitted in? The idea of this really shook me to my very soul!

I was told that it most likely was a case of catching the UFO placing in data that could and would be easily transmitted into the lines, cables, and communication systems found at that location. The question is what type of data where they feeding into our lives?

My one friend the physicist told me he thought it possible that we were being feed messages of some type of control or illusion via the wires into our televisions, computers, even phone and radios that are in every home in America, and in fact, most homes on the entire world's surface.

It certainly gave new meaning to the term boob tubes for our televisions! He also mentioned that he noticed many cases of blackouts and power failures associated with sightings as a constant all over the world. He felt that they may overwork our tired infrastructures while downloading the data they want to spread among us causing these recurring outages.

My one friend added as we parted, “I think you walked into something very big with this one dear. I think those men walked into one of the biggest stories going and one that has most likely been going on since we primitive beings invented the wires that hook into each and every home office and building on earth!”

I must say I found this stunning and terrifying. Might we all be being feed daily doses of whatever aliens wish to interject into our lives via our wires and communication and entertainment devices?

It would certainly give us something to consider in a society that so many label as sheep-like and controlled by the media. How horrifying to think we may be dosed with messages or be monitored by other beings while sitting in the safety of our own homes, or we thought were safe!

One of the men I spoke to mentioned that he considered the three men who experienced this event to be very lucky. He mentioned events like that of the Canadian Wilderness Story when what appeared to be an Alien creature seemed to be watching the man who owned the land where a light craft was seen. As that man took a photo of the craft a creature was noticed at the tree line holding what looked to be some kind of weapon.

It is felt that the three men who witnessed this encounter with the towers and wires were very lucky they had not been detected by those piloting that craft, as if they had been seen they may have never made it back out of those woods! I also agree my good friend had a very close, very dangerous encounter that night.

I am not sure what took place that night or what that UFO was doing with its beam into that grove of wires, cell tower and radio transmitting location. I do know it was done in the woods, in the middle of the night, and for sure not a good thing for the people of Long Island.

All I can do is thank my friend for telling us all this extreme experience. I for one, will increase my awareness of the night and what is around, above and over me. I also want to remind my readers that my friend did the things that may have saved him and his friends lives.

They slowly without drawing attention removed themselves from the area as fast as they could without being seen. They then got far away from the area and to an area with people and lights. Remember that safety is the first rule when dealing with a sighting or any paranormal event.

I think my friend had an extremely amazing experience in the woods that night. I will never forget what he has told me. I thank him for allowing me to be the one to tell his story. I think this story strongly enforces the fact that we are not alone out there!

Copyright © 2008- 2009 Chris Holly all Rights Reserved

Chris Holly’s Paranormal World- http://endlessjrny.blogspot.com/

Email chrishollyufo@yahoo.com

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UFOs over Colorado - Vail Valley
UFO Depiction

Bob Fiske

Vail, CO, Colorado

newsroom@vaildaily.com

Recently there have been reports of Unidentified Flying Objects around the area, including five in Eagle County. As an investigator for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) in this area, I wanted to inform the public and make them aware of these reports, in the hope of finding additional witnesses.

In brief, there was a report from Basalt on April 26 where an 18-year-old male walking home at 2:30 a.m. had a close encounter with a craft and entities.

On Monday, May 4, at 3:30 p.m. a witness in Frisco heard a jet going over and saw an F-16 flying low over the valley. Looking towards Buffalo Mountain, he spotted a silvery disc hovering there.

On Wednesday, May 6, a witness riding a chairlift at A-Basin at 3:15 p.m. spotted a fast-moving silent craft overhead and was able to get a quick photo of the object, which he estimated was moving at 1,500 mph.

On Thursday, May 7, there were three sightings along the I-70 corridor, with an early morning sighting in Edwards where at 4:30 a.m. a witness observed a disc-shaped UFO with flashing lights that hovered to the northwest.

The disc appeared to drop a diamond-shaped object that descended to the ground, and then the disc departed at high speed to the northwest.

That evening about 8 p.m., two witnesses in Avon reported seeing a disc with flashing lights that appeared to be over the main entrance to the Beaver Creek Resort. This disc moved rapidly to the northeast, then went at a slower speed to the east before ascending into a cloud.

Later that night a woman in Eagle saw brightly flashing strobe lights in the sky that moved around and did not appear to come from any aircraft.

On Saturday morning, May 9, a witness in Vail saw a white cigar-shaped UFO flying from west to east in the sky north of Vail. The UFO went into a small cloud as it headed east but did not come of the other side. This craft may have been followed by an USAF jet.

Additional information on these sightings can be found at UFOs Northwest site www.ufosnw.com. Included is a drawing of the craft seen in Basalt and the photo taken at A-Basin.

If you may have witnessed any of these sightings, or had an additional sighting lately, you can report them at www.mufon.com. or at the UFOs Northwest Web site. Also please feel free to call me at home.

MUFON is dedicated to the scientific study of UFOs for the benefit of mankind. Please visit our Web site for additional information.

Bob Fiske

Vail

permanent link: http://www.ufocasebook.com/2009b/vailcolorado.html

source & references:

http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20090520/LETTER/905199912/1078&ParentProfile=1062

Teach Our Kids Rights, Science
Alien Depiction
Editor: Lebanon Daily News

Updated: 05/20/2009 03:48:41 AM EDT

Most individuals are attached to the idea of an eternal existence, which is the basis for inventing gods, or one god, and heaven. If there is such a thing as “life after death,” it seems as if heaven would be a complete tour of the entire cosmos — every galaxy, every star, every planet, every black hole.

Popularizing science, trying to make its methods and findings accessible to nonscientists, follows naturally and immediately. Not explaining science seems perverse. Science is more than a type of knowledge: It is a way of thinking.

The dumbing-down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the enormously influential media — the 30-second sound bites (now reduced to 10 seconds or less), lowest-common-denominator programming, credulous presentations of pseudoscience and superstition and especially a kind of celebration of ignorance.

An extraterrestrial being, newly arrived on earth, scrutinizing what we mainly present to our children on television, radio, movies, newspapers, magazines, the comics and many books might easily conclude that we are intent of teaching them murder, rape, cruelty, superstition, credulity and consumerism.

We keep at it, and through constant repetition, many of them finally get it. What kind of society could we create if, instead, we drummed into them science and a sense of hope?

Education on the value of free speech and other freedoms reserved by the Bill of Rights, about what happens when you do not have them, and how to exercise and protect them, should be an essential prerequisite for being an American citizen, or indeed a citizen of any nation, the more so to the degree that such rights remain unprotected.

If we cannot think for ourselves, if we are unwilling to question authority, then we are just putty in the hands of those in power. But if the citizens are educated and form their own opinions, then those in power work for us. In every country, we should be teaching our children the scientific method and the reasons for a Bill of Rights.

With these come a certain decency, humility and common spirit. In the demon-haunted world that we inhabit by virtue of being human, this may be all that stands between us and the enveloping darkness.

Phil Sciotti

Lebanon

permanent link: http://www.ufocasebook.com/2009b/teachkids.html

source & references:

http://www.ldnews.com/opinion/ci_12409132

PC-linked Search for ET Turns 10
UFO Depiction
David Perlman, Chronicle Science Editor

Friday, May 22, 2009

Over the past 10 years, off and on, 5 million geeks, nerds and other folks - plus their 5 million personal computers - have listened for signals from extraterrestrial beings who may be trying to communicate with Earth from distant planets across the Milky Way.

No signals from ET yet, say the groundlings in Berkeley, but the quest continues. Today 140,000 volunteers with 235,000 personal computers in 226 countries are actively powering the enterprise.

This is the worldwide project called SETI @home, and today the pioneer venture in a highly advanced technology called "distributed computing" celebrates its 10th anniversary, after spawning more than 80 other projects based on the same principle.

"Somewhere out there, signals may well be coming in, but we don't know where to point to look for them, and we don't know what the signals might be like," said Dan Werthimer, an astronomer at UC Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory who directs the SETI@home project. "So we need to be looking everywhere, all the time, and we're in this for the long haul.

"We're looking for a needle in a haystack and it could take a hundred years, but we'll still be doing something worthwhile."

This kind of search really began more than 40 years ago when a young Harvard astronomer named Frank Drake became inspired by the possibility of life on distant planets and started hunting for signals from distant space at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, W. Va. In a flight of whimsy, Drake named his search Project Ozma.

Drake eventually became a professor of astronomy at UC Santa Cruz. He is now retired, but the search has continued. In 1984, another young astronomer named Jill Tarter founded the SETI Institute in Mountain View, where Drake still works.

SETI stands for the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, and the institute's purpose, as it says in its mission statement, is "to explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe."

"We believe we are conducting the most profound search in human history - to know our beginnings and our place among the stars," the statement says.

The institute uses the Allen Telescope Array, a major radio telescope facility at Hat Creek near Redding for its work, as well as for other astronomical research.

With SETI@home, according to Werthimer, the big attraction for amateurs is knowing that their own computers are participating in a search that conceivably could detect life somewhere far, far out in the universe - and getting credit for helping to find it.

Werthimer, SETI@home's director, also founded another ET search called SERENDIP,- the "Search for Extraterrestrial Radio Emissions from Nearby Developed Intelligent Populations" - which uses the major radio telescope at Arecibo in Puerto Rico.

The SETI@home volunteers receive all that radio noise from Arecibo in their own idling computers so, in effect, they become one giant supercomputer, faster and more powerful than any computer ever built, Werthimer said.

permanent link: http://www.ufocasebook.com/2009b/setiathome.html

source & references:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/05/21/BA8U17NF7K.DTL

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1994-Holland, Michigan, The UFO Sightings of March
Depiction of Triangle
On the evening of March 8, 1994, residents of Southwest Michigan began seeing strange things in the skies over Lake Michigan to the south of Holland. Blue, white, red, and green lights, sometimes attached to cylindrical objects, and sometimes performing unusual maneuvers, were reported.

911 operators began receiving calls at around 9:30 p.m. about something that looked like "a string of Christmas lights way up in the sky." It wasn't just a few people reporting these things; it was counties all up and down Lake Michigan. Some sources said 300 witnesses, including several police officers, saw the lights.

There were so many reports that one of the Ottawa County 911 operators decided to call the National Weather Service radar operator at Muskegon. The conversations that 911 had with the NWS operator were taped and later made their way into the media.

The radar operator's voice could be heard describing abrupt movements of the object and multiple objects appearing on the radar screen. He said that what he was seeing could not be precipitation, especially at that height. One object was tracked moving twenty miles in ten seconds.

Holland police officer Jeff Vellhouse spoke to the operator of the Muskegon radar that picked up the radar tracks: "He said he had three things on his radar, and they were in a triangular shape. He said they hovered over Holland and moved southwest. He said that one would move out of the triangular pattern, then move back in."

The radar operator also reported:

"There were three and sometimes four blips, and they weren't planes. Planes show as pinpoints on the scope, these were the size of half a thumbnail. They were from 5 to 12,000 feet at times, moving all over the place. Three were moving toward Chicago. I never saw anything like it before, not even when I'm doing severe weather."

It was said that there was no NWS written or taped records of the radar contacts themselves, but Dave Reinhart of BIMUP( Bureau of Investigators of Mysteries & Unusual Phenomena) claimed to have received copies of the NWS radar operator's report in late 1994.

He also said that he had talked to an individual referred to as "Fred", who worked at Area 51 and who had knowledge that what occurred on the night of March 8, 1994 was some sort of rendezvous of ufos from the east, west, north, and south.

Scott Ruiter of Grand Haven saw the lights in Grand Haven Township at 10:30 p.m. March 7:

"It looked like about five airplanes following each other fairly closely. One would blink, then the other, other and other, right to left,"

The National Weather Service later tried to downplay the radar trackings: "There is no relation between the UFOs and the radar tracks," said Dean Gulezian, the weather service's area manager for Michigan. Gulezian said that although the radar did show some echoes, "One key thing is the eyewitnesses saw these things at tree-top level," while the radar echoes were from an altitude of 10,000 feet or higher. (Note above where the first witnesses reported seeing something like a string of Christmas lights "way up in the sky")

Randee Murphy and her husband, of Ada Township, observed a "huge" shape for about two minutes as it flew slowly about 100 feet over the woods outside their home. "It had four lights," she said, and "made a soft, whirring noise. It sounded like a single jet engine."

The Michigan flap continued for several days, presumably ending on the 10th. The sightings were never adequately explained.

sources:

"The Encyclopedia of Extraterrestrial Encounters" edited by Ronald D. Story

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(last update, 05-23-09)

Pennsylvania - Metallic Object Seen
04-27-09 - I was driving north on Main St. in Bradford, PA, at around 3:30 PM. It was an unseasonably hot, sunny day and the sky was a deep blue with a few sparse, wispy, white clouds. I looked to my left, out the driver side window, and saw a very distinct symmetrical, shiny, silvery, metallic object hovering motionlessly in the western sky.

My first thought was that maybe it was a helicopter because it was just hovering there and not moving, although its perfect symmetry and chrome-like appearance did not make that seem likely.

The only way I could describe it would be that it was shaped like an acorn or upside down bell with the wider end up. I looked later on the Internet for photos of “acorn shaped UFO’s” and was surprised to find that they were not that uncommon.

The only difference was that the pictures that I found showed the object inverted, with the wider end facing down. I continued to watch the object for 15 or 20 seconds, and then to my amazement, it just faded away into the blue sky over the course of 4 or 5 seconds.

That’s when I was convinced that I had seen a UFO. Weather balloons or helicopters don't just disappear right before your eyes. www.mufon.com

Tennessee - Object Strobes Different Colors
04-28-09 - Around 5:30 this morning, I spotted a bright lighted object about 200 to 300 yards outside my living room window. It had strobing red, white, and green lights and other white lights along its sides.

The atitude was 100 feet or less, and it was completely silent, no engine sounds at all. Its length was about 50 feet or so between the strobing outer lights on the object, and it was moving very slowly through the sky.

It was heading south for the river, and when it crossed it, I lost sight of it (due to building obstruction). The object turned to the right, and I saw it again heading west on the other side of the river.

I lost sight of it when it went behind the hills. Total time of the sighting was 2 minutes or so. With its strobing and lighting on it, it looked like the object I saw on the night of January 7, of this year. I wish I would have seen it in daylight to see what shape it was. source: www.mufon.com

Washington State - Spinning, Bright Light
05-14-09 - Hello, my name is Jacob H. and I am currently a resident of Poulsbo, Washington. It was a little before 10:30 PM on Thursday night when I noticed this bright light spinning at a point where there was a light half of spin that seemed to be just this bright yellow light.

I thought it was a bug, but then I noticed several objects shooting around it after about 5 minutes. The light disappeared, and I looked up to the night sky and saw what I thought was a satellite moving through space, but I looked at it 10 seconds later, and it disappeared.

It was moving in my field of vision. I also noticed what seemed to be several stars shooting around before disappearing entirely. It was a clear night and it seemed to last about 8 minutes. I was looking out the back window of my room which looks over a pasture that is about 2-4 acres big with several houses about 200-400 yards away on the other side of the field.

I have been a follower of UFO Casebook for awhile, and I happened to be on the Internet at the time this event happened. It really freaked me out. source: www.ufocasebook.com

Great Britain - Burning Object
05-01-09 - ‘Burning Object’ UFO Alert - An unidentified flying object was seen over the skies of Blackburn. A ‘burning’ object which then shot through the sky at speed was witnessed by a 15-year-old boy and a resident in Arran Avenue on Friday night.

Firefighters were alerted around 9.30pm to the unusual goings on over Shadsworth.

Crew manager Paul Jennings said: “We were called to reports of a UFO around 9.30 pm in Arran Avenue.

A 15-year-old lad and one of the neighbours said they had seen a burning objects in the sky. They said it was almost like a hot air balloon but it was moving too fast.

“It had disappeared by the time we got there. We spoke to the lad but we would not have been able to do anything had we seen it.” source: http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/

Great Britain - Dark Object Seen
05-07-09 - North Wales - A5 road between Cerrigydrudion and Betws-y-coed near a small hamlet called Pentrefoelas in North Wales. I have reported a couple of incidents to your web site and here is another.

On May 7, I was cycling to Betws-y-coed to stay overnight in the youth hostel. It was a bright, sunny day but very windy. Out of the corner of my eye to my left, I noticed a dark shape hugging the landscape not far above the ground.

I would estimate only about 50 feet up, at first I thought it was a helicopter, but there was no rotary blades, and it was not making any sound. It was a very dark colour, and looked a bit like a blimp, but the strange thing was it was moving into the strong wind.

It soon moved over the hill and out of sight. About 5 minutes later, a military jet followed at high speed in the same direction. Just thought I would let you know - Tom Best, source: www.ufocasebook.com


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