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  1. Mick West

    "UFO" Sighting over Downtown San Diego Freeway [DARPA Balloon]

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czCfqZrWgio I first saw the above video (dated Oct 22, 2019) via a low-resolution crop re-post on one of the UFO sites, where it looked even less identifiable. While it was unfortunately filmed in portrait mode, it was still a 4K video, so I...
  2. Mick West

    TFTRH #26: UFO Jesus

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1mpwyAsBwY UFO Jesus is a popular advocate of UFO “disclosure”, the belief that the US Government is close to revealing that it knows that some UFOs actually are the result of alien visitors. We talk about this and our different interpretation of the...
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    ufo , Slovakia, Varín

    Hey metabunk! I have been lurking here for some time. This is my first post here. You are doing great job identifying unknown things in the sky for what I am grateful. Back on point: About a week ago, I went for a walk. I looked up on sky and star which appeared to be moving,slowly in steady...
  4. Mick West

    Commander David Fravor Faking UFO Encounters in California Desert

    at 00:49:00 in the Joe Rogan Interview Fravor: there's some things are explainable, because I got asked to tell this so, because we're kind of, I have a sick sense of humor at times. So like I said I had all these quals [qualification flights] we used to fly, they don't do it right now because...
  5. Mick West

    Fravor's Hypersonic UFO observation. Parallax Illusion? Comparing Accounts

    https://thenimitzencounters.com/2018/09/17/david-fravors-statement/ So as we’re flying and we’re still heading west. We start looking around. Because of our merged plot, now you’re into a visual arena. You’re not as much worried about your radar. Plus, the WSOs (Weapons Systems Officer in back...
  6. Mick West

    Hannah McRobert's 1981 UFO revisited

    The above image is of what many people consider to be a "good" UFO photo, in that they think it's not fake, and it shows some kind of saucer shaped craft. I thought it would be interesting to revisit this old case, and perhaps apply some more modern analysis techniques. The photo at the top is...
  7. Mick West

    UFO Billboard in Montana Uses Photo of Identified Flying Object

    https://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/news/2019/09/14/montana-group-places-sign-warning-get-ready-ufo-disclosure/2329313001/ The Jesse A. Marcel Library (JAML) and Crop Circles Research Foundation near Montana City has placed this billboard along Highway 12 near Helena to call attention to...
  8. Mick West

    Why Michio Kaku is wrong about the UFO Burden of Proof & Navy Videos

    At the 2019 UFOlogy World Conference in Barcelona, Physicist Michio Kaku gave an address, in which he said (21:24): Science is based on things that are testable, reproducible, and falsifiable. That's the criteria for science. Now what's the difference? In the past when people said they saw...
  9. Mick West

    UFO in Tampa Bay

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxYAze89TG4 Video shows a stationary light with irregular flashing. After 19 seconds the light accelerates and flies off to the right. Another version of this video says: "Sighting lasted one minute. I was located in Northern Pinellas County looking...
  10. Mick West

    Explained: "UFOS" in Donald Trump's Crowd Photo on 4th of July

    The above photo was Tweeted by Donald Trump on 4th of July. Some UFO entusiasts have drawn attention to the glowing orbs visible in the top of the image However, these are simply internal lens reflections of the stage lights below. Here I've increased the contrast a little to make the lights...
  11. Mick West

    Original Flir1, Gimbal, and Go Fast UFO "Raw" Video Files

    On April 27, the US Navy released official versions of these three UFO videos. All videos are the same length as older versions. FLIR1 is slightly higher bitrate than the TTSA version, but worse quality than the 2007 F4 version, even though F4 is lower resolution. GOFAST and GIMBAL videos are...
  12. Mick West

    Simulating the Nimitz UFO video as a blurry plane

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1oTg0kxzDs When I originally saw the Nimitz footage, I assumed the black blob was actually in infrared But it's actually in TV mode. I wondered if I could recreate it, so I made a clip of a silhouetted plane rotating, and looked at it from various...
  13. Mick West

    Cube in a Sphere UFO's Seen by Navy pilots. Radar Targets?

    Source: https://twitter.com/Aviation_Intel/status/1142532802237194240 Tyler Rogoway raises and interesting suggestion, that the "cube in a sphere" things that have been reported are actually some form of radar reflector. Weather balloons and boats have radar reflectors made of three...
  14. Mick West

    "Golden Orb" Daytime Reflective Sphere UFOs in Photos

    Source: https://mufoncms.com/cgi-bin/report_handler.pl?req=search_page2&sql_order_primary=f1_submitted_datetime+DESC&case_number=80168 The above photo comes for a MUFON report (80168) with the description: As I was hiking with a large group of people in the mountain called Lubeten 2498 in...
  15. Mick West

    Explained: The Navy's New "UFO" Reporting Guidelines

    "There have been a number of reports of unauthorized and/or unidentified aircraft entering various military-controlled ranges and designated air space in recent years. For safety and security concerns, the Navy and the USAF take these reports very seriously and investigate each and every report...
  16. Mick West

    Explained: Jet Chasing UFO: X-45A and F/A-18B Formation Flight

    This is not new, in fact, it's probably been identified several times since the original video cropped 12 years ago, up back in 2007: Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTfMaDEuNzE But it just popped up again on Facebook, labeled as a UFO. I recognized it, and so tried to look it up...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. Mick West

    Maui Optical Tracking Facility Five Lights UFO. [Plane + Slow Camera]

    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...
  20. Mick West

    UFOs Filmed from Moving Helicopters and Planes. 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...
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