Posted by dandare on February 11, 2008
Just a quick update to UK sightings i have noticed…. i have not had time to have a proper look yet, but i will soon; however, i thought i would just post the articles here for you to have a look at.
“Flood of calls over UFO” (8th feb,2008)
“Elsie’s UFO encounter on the A45 in south Northants” (4th feb,2008)
“Could bright lights be UFOs” (31st jan,2008)
“I filmed UFO over Northampton, claims cameraman” (1st feb,2008- *special thanks to Elaine for pointing this out to me)
“Housewife: i saw a UFO out of my bedroom window” (11th feb,2008)
“Bright lights in quiet night fright” (11th feb,2008)
For other Northampton and chronicle articles for 2008 see here : as you can see there are quite a few being written about in this paper.
I will have a proper look soon, but i cannot guarantee i will be able to reach any conclusions (mainly due to the fact that the papers like to make things a bit imaginative/little facts available) but i’ll try?
I apologize again, as UFO updates is again delayed.
UPDATE: 12th February
There is one other UK sighting to report:
In the granthamjournal.co.uk “UPDATED:UFO spotted in skies above Grantham?” (12th feb,2008)
A problem with alot of this reportings, is that quite alot of the time, there is virtually no research (apart from a few exceptions), quite a few never follow up with an outcome, and some are quite obvious fakes….
I will still monitor them, but i sometimes wonder what value they have… however, one might turn into something special: for example, i had a quick look at “i filmed UFO over northampton” (posted 1st feb,2008) above article, and the video is really misleading: it could be absolutely anything, with no reference points,ect. the article mainly talks about other sightings, and the like.
Any suggestions, comments…. are very welcome.
For recent Fenland update please see http://dandare.wordpress.com/2008/02/20/uk-fenland-ufo-witness-sightings-growing/
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Posted by dandare on February 11, 2008
If you believe you have seen a ufo, try and do a sketch of what you saw, at the first opportunity. Also write down/even put it on video/ect all the details you can remember about this sighting.
Probably the most important thing here (apart from a sketch/video/photo) is the date, time of the event, and the exact location…. so you do not then forget at a later date. If you have a camera, it might be an idea to take photos of after the event, and a daylight photo as well (if it happened at night).
Try and eliminate any IFO’s (identified Flying Objects) from the equation, before you carry on; Then send this information to a resource which can handle this well… I would suggest MUFON as the first best source, but there are others (maybe your local UFO group) … many on the website, now have online forms you can fill in, to simplify the process.
Some people also call the police, airports, ect (but it is only recommended if you are sure it is not an IFO). They usually have limited time, and you probably will not get much out of this anyway.
If in the UK, you can log the sighting on the MOD site database, but that will probably be all that will happen. Still probably worth it, to see if anyone else saw the same thing, and for statistics.
Where to report:
MUFON, NUFORC, for instance.
Some other places that welcome reports are: ufo casebook , HBCC .
This is only a rough guide, but i hope this gives you an outline of useful tips if you see anything that you question. Remenber though, alot of the time many of these sightings are indeed IFO’s and nothing more….
“What should i do if i see a UFO“
“10 things you should remember if you see a UFO“
“How to video a UFO“
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