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 Post subject: UFO sightings
PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:27 pm 
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As skywatchers, we know that there are numerous natural sky phenomena to observe. Aircraft pilots are also well placed to observe these occurrences, and the Irish Aviation Authority is investigating UFO sightings that were made recently off the south-west coast.
Two pilots have reported seeing bright lights and fast moving objects, one of them travelling at "astronomical speed".
One British Airways pilot, flying from Montreal to Heathrow on November 9, contacted Shannon Airport to ask if there was any military activity in the area, but was told there was none. She described an intensely bright object positioning itself to the left of the plane, before it disappeared at "very high speed".
A Virgin Airlines pilot reported seeing a number of bright objects "following the same sort of trajectory" in the same area. The pilot said that he noticed the bright objects up ahead of his aircraft, that then climbed away at speed. As with the deep ocean, the sky above us holds its own mysteries.

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 Post subject: Re: UFO sightings
PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:02 pm 
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Whilst I can neither agree or disagree with UFO sightings to believe we are alone would be stupid.

I personally do believe in NON earth cultures

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 Post subject: Re: UFO sightings
PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:51 pm 
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Of course, a UFO isn't necessarily an extraterrestrial spacecraft, it's just an unidentified flying object. The term covers a multitude of sky phenomena.

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 Post subject: Re: UFO sightings
PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:47 pm 
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Nothing to do with a very bright Venus then? :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: UFO sightings
PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:59 am 
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No, not Venus - actually just a piece of dust.

Extract from BBC report:-

"Apostolos Christou, an astronomer from the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, said what the pilots saw was probably a piece of dust entering the earth's atmosphere at very high speed."


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 Post subject: Re: UFO sightings
PostPosted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:51 pm 
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The pilots reported multiple objects. Possibly, static electricity phenomena?

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 Post subject: Re: UFO sightings
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Multiple objects?

Like this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9E191sATNpY


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