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UFO photos revisited

Posted by dandare on November 30, 2007

Alot of the time, i post photos on this site, without telling you what they are, and where they took place… i thought i’d better change this, and give a brief description of some of these photos (maybe continue at a later date with some of the others). 

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Photo taken around 1.30pm (16th october,1957) whilst driving on Highway 54 (south of Alamogordo, New Mexico); photo taken by Ella Fortune. It was near the Holloman Air Force Base, and close to the site of the first atomic explosion (in 1945). There is much debate as to what this is…. some say it is a lenticular cloud (although this is disputed, due to the fact, that it reflects too much light to be a cloud), others a balloon; however, as far as i’m aware, its origin has not been  established. The UFO was hovering motionless.

Interestingly, Captain Ray Bowyer, from the recent channel Island sighting 2007, suggested that he saw something similar to this photo.  This can be seen from the  “Richard and Judy show”.Someone has very kindly posted it on you tube and it can be seen below….lasts around 6 mins.

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In july 1952, there was a major wave of sightings over Washington DC: this photograph looks like it is capturing  the formation of lights hovering over the capital building.

However, with further inspection, it shows flare from street lamps, the source being from the bottom of the photo, boucing internally off the camera lens.   

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25th febuary, 1942, ufos were reported over Los Angeles, California. The sightings were linked to a japanese invasion that never happened, but as can be seen here, gunfire (for over an hour) was fired at the objects? (this was only weeks after the japanese attack on Pearl habour, and therfore the western coast was on war alert).

 Searchlights are evident in this photo, no ufos were shot down, and 3 people were accidentally killed. Witnesses reported seeing a large dark object, that went down the coast to Santa Monica. 

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The famous Foo fighter photograph from the second world war: It shows 2 UFOs either side of japanese fighter planes, and the photo is believed to be dated to 1942 ,and photographed in the pacific (although this is not certain).

The word foo fighter, was created after American pilots, used the catch phrase of the then popular cartoon character smokey stover, “where there’s foo there’s fire”.  

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A US coastguard official, took this photo of a formation of UFOs from Salem, (16th July, 1952). It was found out at a later date, that they were simply internal lights reflecting on the window of his office.  

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On 5th june, 1977, this photo, part of a series of 3, was taken by Monsieur Muyldermans, an amateur photographer (the label above says unknown, but i have recently located the source).

He claims to have seen a disc-shaped object from his car nearby Namur in Belgium. Analysis could not disprove this photo as a hoax at that time.

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This photograph was captured by a passenger, in a vehicle around Puebla, Mexico (8th december, 1992), whilst there was a  ufo sightings wave.   

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UFO Update

Posted by dandare on November 25, 2007

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Greetings to this weeks update………The website Unexplained Mysteries has a nice article on “Defining Ufos in Turkey” (posted 23rd november,2007). It mentions that the recent ufo sightings in november, where covered by the major newspapers; it also goes into a brief dialogue about past Turkish sightings. Also, mentioned in todayszaman.com, (posted 23rd november,2007) is “defining unidentified flying objects in turkey“.

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In thisishertfordshire.co.uk ,”the Mystery lights explained” (posted 22nd november,2007)….. and you’ve guessed it, the cause put out by the paper is lanterns.

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Similarly, the Copenhagen Post mentions that a ufo sighting, was also lanterns in “UFOS: the truth was out there” (posted 21st november,2007).

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In thisisgloucestershire.co.uk “Silent lights are a Ufo puzzle” (posted 22nd november,2007)…the witness mentions seeing a bright red light moving across the sky, followed by others.

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ripleyandheanornews.co.uk has “UFO sightings over the town ” with “unexplained orange lights sighted for a second time over Ripley” (posted 20th november,2007).

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The American Chronicle has a piece on “Desire to Debunk” (posted 23rd november,2007).

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In thepilot.com “Teens Report spotting ufo” (not sure when posted but within the last week), in which they report that “it was fizzling, falling like it was on fire”. However, at the time of the sighting, the leonid meoteor showers had reached their peak, which could be easily seen with the naked eye.

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From chichester.co.uk, “RAF did send fighters up” (posted 21st november,2007); the sighting was actually observed on the 4th october, 2007 over Felpham seafront, “….with unofficial confirmation from the Ministry of Defence that two RAF planes were sent up to investigate the phenomenon”. They were shaped like two round football shaped objects, that changed into “multi-faceted diamond shaped discs”; they observed that RAF fighter planes were soon in the area ten minutes later.

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 At the tpmcafe.com “More young people believe in UFOs than read a daily newspaper” (posted 19th november,2007). 

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In the canadian national newspaper, “Gnostics reveal why christians deny UFOs and extraterrestrials contacts with humanity” (posted 19th november,2007).

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In inexplicata.blogspot.com, “Argentina: UFO in SE Buenos Aires Province” (posted 22nd november,2007). This took place on 18th november,2007, when fishermen saw a “powerful light aimed at the windshield of the vehicle”, and used a cellphone to take video; however, it is of poor quality due to it being nighttime and pitch black.

Other news of interest:

UFO sightings reports” at about.com

Cool tool: Emblems from the Pentagon’s black world

Do black budget trillions support a secret american space program?” Earthfiles.com

Exopolitics: Discipline of choice for public policy issues concerning extraterrestrial life” ufodigest.com

***(new feature) recommended website of the week:

blackholesandastrostuff     for a wealth of knowledge on the topic, an excellent site well worth a visit. 

Projects in the pipeline:

A look at uk ufo sightings  in 2007 + ufo sightings around omaha (a history of).

 These will be out within the the next month or so…. if there is anything you would like me to look into, please put your suggestions below in the comments.  

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Channel Island UFO Latest…..Update

Posted by dandare on November 20, 2007

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A detailed report about the Channel Island incident  (in April 2007) will be with us soon….. please see  http://dandare.wordpress.com/category/ufo-research/ufo-documentsarchives/channel-island-incident-2007/ for all the information about this incident so far.

A small team (from both UK and France) will be giving their results soon (they are at the writing up stage), and it will be interesting reading (after much hard work on their part)….. I will post the information as soon as it made available.

Also GEIPAN, is conducting its own research on the incident, but it is unknown when this will be coming out?    

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UFO Update

Posted by dandare on November 18, 2007

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 The news from last week, has been largely dominated by the UFO conference, given on the 12 th november,2007. (see here for a link to this). An interesting article to this can be found here , with quite a few links too other sites, videos,ect.

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Also Frank Warren has an interesting article, at the American Chronicle “UFOs; keeping Anderson Cooper and CNN honest“. He comments on the poor way that the live event was covered by CNN. Also “Expolitics: Your lying eyes” also from the American Chronicle, covers the general coverage from the press as a whole. See also here .

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I feel two things will possibly happen as an offshoot of this; there will be more ufo sightings clearly hoaxes, and in relation to this ridicule towards the ufo subject. Also the more extreme, of the ufology community, will start making claims that will not help the cause either. I will write about this in a later blog article.

 

 

Other things away from the conference did happen….that i nearly missed.

  As the UFO Gulf Breeze incident is 20years old (from 11th november,1987- 1st may 1988…mmm i think) an article from theitem.com is entitled “UFO sightings put Gulf Breeze on the extraterrestrial map“. Also the herald tribune mentions the event here . Generally, many believe that it was a hoax from the start.

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Ufo sightings above the sky of Selby” , will be a talk held by Tony Topping, at the community centre, on the 22nd november.

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The villageVoice.com seems to have it in for Symington, the Pheonix lights and UFOs in general….see “runnin’ scared” for information or lack of for the argument; make sure not to miss the comments at the bottom. For one article about the pheonix lights see here (plus there is information on this site about it).

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pasadena star news has information on “close encounters of the rose parade kind” in which “Imagine the interest they could generate this year, especially if they featured presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, who acknowledged during a recent Democrat candidates debate that he had seen a UFO. Or Jimmy Carter (ditto). Or former Arizona Gov. Fife Symington, who said he was among hundreds who saw a delta-shaped craft with enormous lights silently traverse the sky near Phoenix in 1997″ (extract from article).

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At the jambar.com, “Students ponder life beyond Earth” in which “Students who took the class last spring at the YSU Metro College in Boardman have formed their own opinions.
Prior to taking the class, former student Tina Fanfer didn’t think about life beyond earth” (extract from article).

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At PalmBeachCoast.com, “unexplained doesn’t mean unbelievable” , and the article is written by someone who is neutral on the subject, although i especiall liked the phrase “science is powerful, but it cannot explain everything”.

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WFMZ.com has “Local Man’s purchase is Out of this world” in which “There are reports of a UFO sighting in Lehigh County. But don’t worry, this flying saucer’s home-base is Hollywood”…. hehe. The hmmm, sighting details can be seen here and another article can be seen at mcall.com.

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A sunderland sighting (see here..posted on the 16th november), was in fact venus, as reported in a seperate article on the same day, here .

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On the 15th november,2007 there was “UFo activity above Cyprus“, mentioning that “only last week there was a report of a UFO spotted over Limassol town and since an earlier article on UFOs in Cyprus, The Gazette has received many accounts from readers of their unexplained encounters” (extract from article). It also mentions previous UFO sightings.

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Yesterday it was reported that “Witness to Roswell flying saucer incident tells his story“.

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At the summit daily.com “Kucinich is not the only one seeing UFOs” in which Gary Lindstrom adds his take on UFOs.

Other ufo articles of interest are;

was it a UFO? Two witness believe it was

Great balls of Fire

A ufo of my own

Open letter to governor Symington and james fox

Space chicken -revisited one year later” 

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Representatives call on US govt to re-open UFO debate

Posted by dandare on November 13, 2007

Carrying on from UFO Update (link here)….. however, extract below for easy reading;

From PRWEB.com (posted 7th november,2007) “Pilots to tell their UFO stories for the first time” . The original source is from http://www.freedomofinfo.org/ (see this link for more. It will be held at the National Press Club, on the 12th november,2007, 11am.

Those to give evidence will be

Fife Symington, Former Arizona Governor, Moderator

Ray Bowyer, Captain, Aurigny Air Services, Channel Islands

Rodrigo Bravo, Captain and Pilot for the Aviation Army of Chile

General Wilfried De Brouwer, former Deputy Chief of Staff, Belgian Air Force (Ret.)

John Callahan, Chief of Accidents and Investigations for the FAA, 1980’s (Ret.)

Dr. Anthony Choy, founder, 2001, OIFAA, Peruvian Air Force

Jean-Claude Duboc, Captain, Air France (Ret.)

Charles I. Halt, Col. USAF (Ret.), Former Director, Inspections Directorate, DOD I.G.

General Parviz Jafari, Iranian Air Force (Ret.)

Jim Penniston, TSgt USAF (Ret.)

Dr. Claude Poher, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, founder, French GEPAN

Nick Pope, Ministry of Defence, UK, 1985-2006

Dr. Jean-Claude Ribes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France, 1963-98

Comandante Oscar Santa Maria, Peruvian Air Force (Ret.)

“Representatives from France, England, Belgium, Chile, Peru, Iran and the US will call for the US Government to join in an international dialogue and re-open its investigation – which the Air Force shut down over 30 years ago – in cooperation with other governments currently dealing with this unusual and controversial phenomenon” (extract from article). I hope this not alot of hype, with little substance, although those involved above, are good witnesses to ufo sightings/phenomena. We will have to see.

*** update to this (posted today) from CNN relating to this meeting “Symington: I saw a UFO in the Arizona sky“….**** Also it seems, following on from the Larry King show last night (9th november), that “……this is just to establish the fact that the phenomenon is real and it’s happening worldwide” (extract from transcript of the show)”. (posted 11th november,2007).

In Reuters, (posted 12th november) “former piolts and officials call for new US ufo probe“.

An international panel of two dozen former pilots and government officials called on the U.S. government on Monday to reopen its generation-old UFO investigation as a matter of safety and security given continuing reports about flying discs, glowing spheres and other strange sightings.” (extract from article).

Other sources are :

Symington: I saw UFO in Arizona sky” (posted by azcentral.com 12th november,2007)

Comments on both this event and Larry king’s show can be found from the American Chronicle “Larry King:Friday’s UFO show………Bang or Bust” (posted 12th november,2007).

KPHO.com (posted 12th november) with video links “Phoenix lights discussed in D.C.” One video on what symington saw (from meeting), and the other video on the pheonix lights.

It seems many news outlets have just repeated the Reuters article…..

Other articles of interest:  

Daily telegraph “The role of UFOs in the 2008 US elections” (10th november 2007), not pacifically about the meeting, (but more about Kucinuch’s comments)…… but some good quotes such as “”It would be nice if a president would accept the evidence and tell the military to cut the crap and give us the facts”.

ctv.ca (posted 11th november) “Group urges U.S. to re-open UFO investigations“. This article was written the day before..

UPDATE 14th november,2007:

Sorry this post might be getting a bit confusing…. however, more articles have been added to the list of those above, talking about this conference (there are others, but many repeat the same information).

From the blog, crossing point of Light ” call for US to re-open UFO file“, who quotes Bijanc.wordpress.com as the source. At this blog, an interesting post “From Blue book to X Files: Washington UFO event features Brass and poles“.

From Fox news (posted 13th november,2007) “Pilots urge Government to investigate UFOs“.

Form the BBC (posted 13th november,2007) “call for US to re-open UFO file“.

The daily mail “Experts call on US government to reopen UFO investigations” (posted 13th november,2007).

Also it has come to my attention that this event was not organized by the national press club, but by a video production company….called FCZ Media, (owned by james fox- tim coleman and boris zubov.

In the Denver Post (posted 13th november) “colo. group calls for investigation of UFOs“. It mentions “An international UFO group based in Colorado supports a call from pilots and former government officials to the U.S. government to reopen its investigation of UFO sightings to secure the skies” (extract from article).

If there is a video, i will endeavour to find it and post the link here.

 At this time, i can only find 2 short (about 2 mins long) videos about this, both at CNN.

The first link is at “They believe in UFO’s” and the second is “High level UFO Meeting”  on you tube (from cnn report on the meeting…unable to embed the video).
ok i have it now: please see immediately below for video “high level UFO meeting”

*** also Anderson Cooper CNN show (12th november,2007) talks about UFO close encounters, and has some clips from the conference….. (video length ..around 7 mins)

Also new link at Freedom of info.org about the conference (background information about those involved in the conference here and also here  (letter of declaration to the US government).

Also wolf blitzer covers the conference (3 mins)

Update 8th january 2008
Finally (and thanks to the poster on google video) we have a 1 hour 34 minute video of this event

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UFO Update

Posted by dandare on November 9, 2007

Welcome to UFO updates 

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After pressure on Clinton to release files, under the FOIA, they have finally come out. In http://www.nysun.com/ (posted 9th november,2007) “Clinton library releases files on ufos“. A listing of the new files can be seen at   http://www.clintonlibrary.gov/textual-foia.html#0313 . The UFO information =  FOIA 2006-0492-F…. (i must add this is only a list of what is on there).

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At wilshireandwashington.com (posted 7th november,2007) “Shirley MacLaine “”terrific”” that Kucinich Admits seeing ufo“.

Shirley MacLaine shares her mind
Shirley MacLaine shares her mind
  (Video from NBC- the today show).

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CBS has a short video on “ufos and the white house” at
http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=3441959n

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From PRWEB.com (posted 7th november,2007) “Pilots to tell their UFO stories for the first time” . The original source is from http://www.freedomofinfo.org/ (see this link for more. It will be held at the National Press Club, on the 12th november,2007, 11am.

Those to give evidence will be

Fife Symington, Former Arizona Governor, Moderator

Ray Bowyer, Captain, Aurigny Air Services, Channel Islands

Rodrigo Bravo, Captain and Pilot for the Aviation Army of Chile

General Wilfried De Brouwer, former Deputy Chief of Staff, Belgian Air Force (Ret.)

John Callahan, Chief of Accidents and Investigations for the FAA, 1980’s (Ret.)

Dr. Anthony Choy, founder, 2001, OIFAA, Peruvian Air Force

Jean-Claude Duboc, Captain, Air France (Ret.)

Charles I. Halt, Col. USAF (Ret.), Former Director, Inspections Directorate, DOD I.G.

General Parviz Jafari, Iranian Air Force (Ret.)

Jim Penniston, TSgt USAF (Ret.)

Dr. Claude Poher, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, founder, French GEPAN

Nick Pope, Ministry of Defence, UK, 1985-2006

Dr. Jean-Claude Ribes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France, 1963-98

Comandante Oscar Santa Maria, Peruvian Air Force (Ret.)

“Representatives from France, England, Belgium, Chile, Peru, Iran and the US will call for the US Government to join in an international dialogue and re-open its investigation – which the Air Force shut down over 30 years ago – in cooperation with other governments currently dealing with this unusual and controversial phenomenon” (extract from article). I hope this not alot of hype, with little substance, although those involved above, are good witnesses to ufo sightings/phenomena. We will have to see.

*** update to this (posted today) from CNN relating to this meeting “Symington: I saw a UFO in the Arizona sky“….**** Also it seems, following on from the Larry King show last night (9th november), that “……this is just to establish the fact that the phenomenon is real and it’s happening worldwide” (extract from transcript of the show).

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At http://www.nasa.gov/     “scientists discover record fifth planet orbiting nearby star” (posted 6th november,2007). For anybody interested (mmm, slightly on the same subject….) in meteor showers, with information and a calendar of when and where see here  . To see video go here

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The toowoomba chronicle mentions that ” Number of UFO sightings out of this world ” (posted 5th november,2007);  “There is something alien in the skies around Toowoomba; the region has become a hot spot for unidentified flying objects (UFOs), and is leading the State in reported sightings” (extract from article).

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From http://www.iol.co.za/ it states “Local say aliens; sceptics say beer ” (posted 5th november,2007). “Nevertheless, he has heard lots of tales, for example of an Aboriginal woman who was chased by a UFO.””It is a flat disc with a blue dome. It has been sighted around Alice Springs a couple of times. It chased this lady into town. She saw it again up at Wycliffe Well,”” he said…..[.]” (extract from article).

More sightings are given in this article about Wycliffe Wells in Australia, but there are sceptical thoeries for this also ….. of the beer kind. The same thing is also commented on here .

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A new UFO website dedicated to Warminster, UK has been started see here . It has a wealth of information already, and will be adding to this…. To find out what it is all about, check this site out.

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At http://www.klas-tv.com/  “I-Team: Area 52, the secret sister ” (posted 9th november,2007).

“Some of the greatest and most secretive airplanes in history have been developed in the Nevada desert, most of them at the now-infamous base known as Area 51. It turns out Area 51 has a sister facility — Area 52 — and it’s a place with secrets of its own” (extract from article).  

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Close encounters with UFOs….on Larry king tonight.

Posted by dandare on November 9, 2007

On Larry king tonight  ….”Close encounters with UFOs! Is national security on the line? High-ranking government and military officials from around the world have seen what you won’t believe! They’re here…and so is Shirley MacLaine with her own unique take!” (extract from article). 9pm ET .

Will update with link to transcript to the show later.

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UPDATE (10th november,2007):

A transcript of the show can be found here .

Also for the show see below: (1 of 4)

(2 of 4)

(3 of 4)

(4 0f 4)

Thanks to Christiangeo for link to this on you tube (not sure how long this will be on you tube….). 

Overall, i thought the show itself was not bad, but it gave us no new information on the UFO phenomemon….. I’m just afraid that the lunatic fringe of Ufology, will take this to another level entirely, and we will be back to square one again. Oh well….  

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Interstellar: A Film About Amateur Astronomy And The Search For Extra-terrestrials, by Bill Knell

Posted by dandare on November 6, 2007

written By: Bill Knell

If there is one thankless hobby or job in this world, it’s Amateur Astronomy. Amateur Astronomers are under-funded, underrated and always taken for granted. Yet these little giants of space science are always willing to stretch the bounds of our scientific knowledge without the need to work within the restraints of some established scientific theory or database. Despite the unappreciated nature of this endeavor and often finding themselves at odds with the scientific establishment, Amateur Astronomers are responsible for some of the most significant milestones achieved in Astronomy.

Keiichiro Okamura, a Japanese amateur astronomer, was responsible for some of the best photos ever taken of Halley’s Comet using just his telescope without the aid of computer-enhanced photography. Berto Monard of South Africa was recently honored by NASA after he became the first amateur astronomer to discover an afterglow of a gamma-ray burst, the most powerful explosion known in the Universe. Both were largely ignored or even belittled in the early years of their work.

Michael Oates is a British amateur astronomer that pioneered the technique of using advanced photo-processing techniques to search NASA’s SOHO archives for previously missed comets. Australian amateur astronomer Robert Owen Evans holds the all-time record for visual discoveries of supernovae. America’s own Clyde W. Tombaugh, began his career as an Amateur Astronomer and later discovered Pluto after being hired by Lowell Observatory in 1928.

It took years for Oates to get noticed. Evans is a Minister of the Uniting Church in Australia that has forty visual discoveries of supernovae to his credit, but was initially criticized when he began his work in the 1950s. A young and under-appreciated Clyde W. Tombaugh found his niche at Lowell Observatory. It was founded by Percival Lowell, a businessman, author, mathematician and amateur astronomer that found himself up against the scientific community after sketching what he claimed where canals on Mars. Scientists and Astronomers still argue about what may be artificial structures on the Martian surface.

Enter John Lenard Walson. He is an amateur astronomer who developed a system for photographing and video taping near earth and deep space objects. These objects appear to be huge spaceships or mega-structures built by unknown intelligences. I became aware of Walson through a fabulous new film entitled Interstellar. The film is yet another wonderful creation from eclectic filmmaker Jose Escamilla. UFO researchers and enthusiasts appreciate his work on several films which have documented the evidence for Alien visitations. Jose has once again brought forth a though-provoking, visual work of art that informs as well as it entertains.

Walson represents a new generation of twenty-first century amateur astronomers that have moved beyond merely searching for planets. Unlike most of their professional colleagues, they do not choose to ignore signs of other life in the universe. Instead, they look for and document evidence for those signs. Carl Sagan once summed up the twentieth century attitude of most Astronomers by saying, “I’m looking for stars, moons and planets. I’m not looking for E.T. That’s not tangible science.”

John Lenard Walson’s contraption is unique and his methods as yet unproven, however, he has a substantial body of amazing images. He also has some fans in the scientific community. Astronomers and others from Academia have visited this photographic wunderkind and left impressed with his techniques. Sadly, his work may be the best-kept secret in Amateur Astronomy. I certainly haven’t seen anything about him in the main stream media. However, I believe that will change as the new film from Jose Escamilla takes hold on TBLN.

Interstellar showcases his work and helps make the vast distances of space seem a bit less expansive and empty. The film runs for thirty minutes and is a must-see for anyone interested in space science and the search for extra-terrestrials. It’s fresh air to people like me that have had to endure years of constant skepticism by the majority of Astronomers. Most cannot or will not give credence to any evidence that proves the existence of life outside of our own. Those that tip their hat to the idea of other forms of life in the universe turn right around and claim that it’s just not capable of visiting us.

If astronomers, scientists and the news media are skeptical of John Lenard Walson, he’s in good company. Like the pioneers of astronomy that came before him, Walson is destined to change the minds of many. I hope his work and the film that has done such a masterful job of documenting it will do more than that. It’s my desire to see the direction of astronomy move away from ignoring evidence for extra-terrestrial life forms and back into the business of investigating it.

It wasn’t that long ago that scientists and astronomers believed that the universe was more than just a gathering of lifeless heavenly bodies. Some felt it was “teeming with life.” It’s always been my feeling that a few key scientists and astronomers owing their grants and careers directly or indirectly to government funds or intervention sold out. Being already skeptical by nature, they sold out their profession and lead others along by their influence to a place far removed from the assumption of life other than human in the far reaches of space.

The work of John Lenard Walson and ground-breaking filmmakers like Jose Escamilla provides hope for a more objective tomorrow among scientists, astronomers and the media. Having watched the film, I am not a fan because I research UFOs. I am a fan because no one has given me reason to doubt the amazing images I see recorded from the modest telescope lens of J. L. Walson. Watch and make up your own mind. You can read more about the film and view a trailer at http://Interstellar.UFOguy.com

About the Author:

Bill Knell is a popular Speaker, Author and Consultant. Featured in the Wall Street Journal and NY Times; seen on CNN, NBC Nightly News and Fox; heard on Mancow and Howard Stern; consultant to films like War of the Worlds and Independence Day. Visit www.UFOguy.com

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Tests reveal that Texas Chupacabra is in fact a coyote!

Posted by dandare on November 5, 2007

This is an update to a post i made earlier which can be found at the link -

http://dandare.wordpress.com/2007/09/02/has-a-mythical-chupacabra-beast-turned-up-in-texas/

The tests have come back and reveal that this is not the chupacabra/goat sucker, but a coyote with a bad hair lose problem. The DNA tests matched those of a coyote…. the article can be seen at the BBC (posted 3rd november,2007). So the search goes on.

Another article on the same findings can be seen at msnbc .

If you would like to see more on coyote’s see here .

An article about the chupacabra can be seen here .

If you see anything like the drawing below, do not try and attempt to photogragh it, just run like hell.

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UFO Update

Posted by dandare on November 4, 2007

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 Who would have guessed that the subject of UFOs would crop up in Democratic candidates debate (Drexel University), in the lightning round, but yes it did…..

I thought  that Kucinich,  in the circumstances did reasonably well, as this was a quick fire round, and the details could not be gone into, also there was an attempt to discredit him…oh he saw a ufo, therefore he must be deranged, and mocked. Ok, there was a bit of that in the question, but i feel that it was good mainly, because it brought the subject to the masses. He did say though, that it was a UFO (unidentified)!

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 Other interesting links to this (and i had to filter through quite a few) can be seen below:

Full transcript of the debate, can be found here 

Millions of Americans with Kucinich on UFO belief

The truth is out there

Not just Kucinich, but Presidents, have sighted UFOs

Breaking the taboo– finally

Presidential debate brings UFO issue to the surface

Kucinich had a UFO encounter , according to friend Shirley MacLaine

Top Eight Presidential Encounters of the third kind” (although it is generally believed that Carter saw venus?) 

Presidential UFOs – Ronald Reagan to back Kucinich

The other side of the truth

Jimmy Carter distances himself fromKucinich on UFOs

And lastly, from FOX news (john Gibson as mature as ever) “Dennis Kucinich’s UFO comments prove he is nuts” 

There are others, but this update might be in danger of just having links to this and nothing else.

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Although an interesting offshoot from this is  “Clinton denies delaying release of husband’s documents“. So what, i hear you cry…. Well as the link above suggests, there are more than 300 FOIA requests outstanding…. and guess what….the first request is on UFOs!

Not just this, but also covered by the American Chronicle (posted 2nd november,2007) “Alleged briefing to President Reagan on UFOs posted online“.

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Do you want to know about the string theory and how the universe works in 2 minutes….well the Times online (posted 28th october,2007) has it here .

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According to pendletoday.co.uk in the article “Ufo sightings – latest ”  (posted 1st november,2007), flying saucers exist.

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At the newstribune.com “UFO reports land at missile site” (posted 29th october,2007); which is about the new home of the National UFO Reporting Centre.

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In the Asian Times Online (posted 31st october,2007) there is “Close encounters of the Turkish kind” although there is much sceptism about this?

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In the OttawaHerald (posted 31st october,2007) “What are UFOs” is an article on theories about ufos.

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In the worthingherald.co.uk “Story behind Shoreham’s UFO” (posted 30th october,2007), was that the UFO was the result of a silver wedding party….with thai glow lanterns…… the original link can be seen here .

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Whilst trawling the internet, i came across this  by the travellady.com “Roswell Road Trip” , which includes the UFO museum.

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In the daily mail (posted 2nd november,2007) “21st century travel: An airship offering passengers gourmet food, spa treatments and a disco“.

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A strange object was seen over Bedford, England….. see here (posted 3rd november,2007) It was witnessed in may 2006.

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A map of ufo hotspots can be seen here (ok, not in the news, but might be of interest).

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Plan 9 from outer space” (not sure when first posted, but recent) it mentions “In January 1979, The New York Times reported that despite repeated, feverish denials, the CIA had indeed investigated the UFO phenomenon: “CIA Papers Detail UFO Surveillance” screamed the headline”

 and “……..the CIA documents show that despite decades of repeated public denials, behind the scenes there raged a series of inter-agency feuds that involved the highest levels of the US government” (extracts from the article). Also a similar article entitled “USAF evidence eludes CIA” (posted 2nd november,2007). 

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