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  1. Mick West

    The Shape and Size of Glare Around Bright Lights

    When you take a photo or video of a bright light source (or even just look at it) the light often appears a lot bigger than it actually is. The phenomenon is well known, but not really something I'd thought about. Why does it happen? What determines the shape of this glare and how big it is...
  2. Mick West

    Aliens vs. Golf Carts - Denbigh UFO Analysis

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSJ81C0cULo "Footage of spooky spinning UFO in Wales declared GENUINE by expert" says the Daily Star. They then show this shaky footage of some lights moving over some houses. They quote the expert, Jason Gleaves, talking about the footage. He did some...
  3. Mick West

    Old USAF "UFO" Video Mentioned By Chris Mellon

    From: https://silvarecord.com/2019/02/09/chris-mellon-airforce-ufo-video/ Mellon: I had a friend who was a colleague at that time on the Senate Intelligence staff and he was doing some oversight at Maui Optical Tracking Facility, which does space surveillance, and I said that ‘While you’re out...
  4. Mick West

    UFOs Filmed from Helicopters. Not So Fast!

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYqVa59VRRc There are a few UFO videos that are shot from a moving helicopter (or plane) where the camera tracks what seems to be a fast moving object. The best demonstration of this effect now comes from Tom Churchill of Churchill Navigation with this...
  5. Mick West

    Explained: Unexplained Green Light During Thunderstorm

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqY3l4Bteco @ufoofinterest pointed out this particular "UFO" resembled the water-drop-on-lens caustics seen here...
  6. Mick West

    Explained: Unknown Brewing Company UFO

    Source: https://youtu.be/JQR6ZeuaImg This photo from The Unknown Brewing Company made a bit of buzz as it's got a "triangle" UFO, as well as a weird shape made from lights. But it's just lens reflection, mirrored about the center. You can see this by copying the lights at the top, rotating...
  7. Mick West

    Deer Eyes Reflected in Trail Camera

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2601207/Mystery-deer-dazzling-UFO-solved-Alien-lights-reflection-bucks-EYES-bouncing-infrared-camera.html A Mississippi couple were shocked when their wildlife trail camera picked up what looked like UFOs recently, but experts from the company that makes...
  8. Mick West

    Multiple UFOs Fly Across Moon- Birds?

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w63nQY73DIo Via: http://www.theblackvault.com/casefiles/multiple-ufos-fly-across-moon-shot-by-amateur-astronomer-rome-italy-july-29-2018/# A bunch of black dots move across the face of the moon. Tracking them by per-frame differences shows slightly...
  9. Justin Shaw

    New strange drone footage - small white objects moving fast

    MTO Aerial has posted a video showing a pair of white streaks traveling in parallel across the sky moving very quickly. First off, is there any known cause for this phenomenon? If not, I'd like to analyse the speed by comparing the difference in parallax of the two objects. Any thoughts...
  10. Mick West

    Explained: Dark Streak UFO Photo - Barn Swallow + Motion Blur

    This photo of some dark streaks seeming to emerge from clouds is a popular addition to compilations of UFO "beams in the sky" or "interdimensional visitor". Here's an example usage I just saw on Facebook: (The images on the left are light pillars - a real phenomenon caused by light reflecting...
  11. Mick West

    Explained: A Dozen Or More Southern Valley UFOs

    This video claims to show "UFOs" in the Las Vegas desert. There's several shots like this: However using the sharp hill that appears on the left of this image, and on the right of the top image, I was able to identify the location of the lights as a power line service road. I've marked the...
  12. Mick West

    A streak of light in a star trails image

    The above image is mostly star trails, looking south (you can see the curve around the southern celestial pole. But what caught my eye was the streak of light going behind the trees. Now at first I was convinced it was a meteor - it's Persid season after all. And the trail starts bright and...
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    2008 UFO Footage From Turkey

    This is one of the most famous pieces of UFO footage that is nearly an hour long and not easily explainable. How would one fake this, or is there some other explanation I am not thinking of? Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFuivergbXA&t=1165s
  14. Mick West

    Explained: Floating Triangle UFO in Buenos Aires Google Maps [Bridge]

    Location: -34 36 30.49", -58 21 52.10 https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/weird-news/713555/google-maps-aliens-proof-ufo-sighting-2018-river-plate-buenos-aires-argentina The satellite image from Google Maps is of a strange triangle shape in the River Plate in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina...
  15. Starman

    Debunking Bob Lazar's drawing of S-4 hangers

    In a 2015 interview with George Knapp, Bob Lazar makes a drawing of the S-4 facility doors. The doors Bob Lazar described and drew were not in the middle of the hangar wall, they were up in the far corner in a straight line. Is it even possible to see through that many doors in this...
  16. Mick West

    "UFO" Crash in Russia Near World Cup Match - Rocket Part

    Two glowing balls were seen lighting up the midnight sky over the west of the ex-Soviet republic of Kazakhstan. The eerie UFO crashed near the village of Bostandyk some 1,000ft from the Zhalpakatal-Karasu highway, say police. The object “exploded” on landing - causing local houses to “tremble”...
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    Bob Lazar 1989 Video Analysis Method

    A couple people have been using what they call "Video Analysis / Feature Extraction" methods to see what an object in a blurry or dark video actually looks like. (below is link to the analysis visuals) I know NVIDIA is making some great progress in image de-blurring techniques using machine...
  18. Mick West

    How Big is a Tic-Tac? Scale Models of the Nimitz Incident

    A Tic-Tac is 11mm long. I just measured one (and then ate it, I'm quickly running out.). The "Executive Report" on the Nimitz UFO incident says: The altitude at which the shape was observed is unclear, but I'll go with the lowest, 10,000 feet. Now suppose we were to take a Tic-Tac, how far...
  19. Mick West

    The role of Canopy reflections in Pilot Accounts of UFOs

    With UFO cases like the Nimitz encounter pilots report seeing a white featureless oval. I was wondering if it's possible that this might, in some cases, be explained by reflections off the jet canopy. Consider this quick example: Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LIZTiwadWE Like most...
  20. Mick West

    N161MA UFO Encounter over Long Island Sound

    Via Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/UFOs/comments/8s5odl/its_bigger_than_a_drone_atc_audio/ Pilot reports an object "bigger than a drone". Says he has to make a slight left turn, and that the object has lights on it. Date May 26 2018, 1630Z (12:30PM EDT). Callsign N161MA talking to Kennedy...
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