Explained: Wingless Tic-Tac UFOs Moving Erratically Behind Trees

Mick West

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Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cThB1zfynHQ

An occasional cause of UFO sighting is video of a plane that's too far away to show up as anything more distinct than a vague tic-tac shape. Planes also often go behind trees, and the cameraperson will often move the camera to keep the "UFO" (plane) in shot, resulting in odd movement. I show how this occurs.

Here's the most dramatic example, straight out of the camera, no post processing.


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