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Pilots report close encounter with a UFO off the coast of Ireland, or was it a meteorite?

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The object was spotted off the coast of Ireland’s county Kerry, FILE PHOTO.

Several sightings of an unidentified object flying at “astronomical” speed before disappearing off the coast of Ireland has sparked an investigation by the Irish Aviation Authority.

The UFO was first spotted by a baffled British Airways pilot last Friday (November 9) at approximately 6:47am local time while flying over the south-west coast of Ireland.

The pilot was flying a Boeing 787 from Heathrow to Montreal when he made a call to Shannon Air Traffic Control (ATC) to ask if there were military exercises taking place in the airspace.

You can listen to the archived recording of the call from 17 minutes here.

ATC said there were no military exercises underway and added: “There is nothing showing on either primary or secondary [radar].”

“OK. It was moving so fast,” the pilot replied. “Alongside you?” asked the controller. The pilot went on to describe the UFO that appeared along the left side of the aircraft and then “rapidly veered to the north.”

The pilot said they saw “a bright light” that “disappeared at very high speed.” She said that she did not believe it to be on a collision course but was “wondering” what it could be.

A Virgin Airlines Boeing 747 pilot then joined the conversation to suggest that a meteor or some other object was re-entering Earth’s atmosphere. The pilot said there were “multiple objects following the same sort of trajectory,” and that they were “very bright where we were.”

When Shannon ATC asked the pilots which direction the objects were heading, the Virgin Airlines pilot said it was in his “eleven o’clock position” with “two bright lights over to the right,” that then climbed away at speed. “Very interesting, that one,” said the pilot.

After a third pilot chimed in to say “Glad it wasn’t just me,” and reported that the speed was “astronomical, it was like Mach 2,” (2,500kph or twice the speed of sound), Shannon ATC told the BA pilot that “other aircraft in the air have also reported the same thing so we are going to have a look and see.”

The Irish Aviation Authority said they had filed a report of the “unusual air activity” following reports from a “small number of aircraft on Friday.”

“This report will be investigated under the normal confidential occurrence investigation process,” read the IAA statement to the Irish Examiner.

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Two brothers saw a ‘UFO battle’ 40 years ago

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Did the brothers really witness two UFOs dogfighting ? 

Rob and Phil Tindale have stood by their claim that they witnessed two UFOs battling in the skies over Australia.

At around 9:30pm on February 7th, 1980, the ten-year-old siblings had been at their family home in Aldgate when they spotted a bright yellow object ‘bobbing about’ in the sky about 20 miles away.

A few minutes later, it was joined by a second, slightly larger object that was emitting a red light.

According to the brothers, the second object would fly up to the first, stop, reverse, then repeat the process over and over as if it was trying to provoke a reaction.

Then, without warning, the yellow object took off at great speed, prompting a cat-and-mouse chase through the sky with both objects exhibiting remarkable maneuvering capabilities and speeds.

After about 15 minutes, the two objects zoomed off over a hill and out of sight.

Even to this day, the two brothers remain adamant about what they had seen.

“Certainly there were two lights, one appeared to be chasing the other, they both dipped below the horizon,” said Rob. “It was a very memorable thing.”

There were other witnesses too, including local farmhand Daryl Browne who reported seeing a “speedboat-shaped yellow thing” crash into some nearby trees.

When he went out to investigate, he encountered the object which he claimed was 30ft across.

He quickly called the police, but by the time anyone showed up the object had disappeared.

Broken branches were found strewn across the crash site, but that was all.

“Over the years I’ve done lots of reading but also personal investigation, contacting people one to one,” said Rob. “There are loads of people out there who just don’t report it, don’t talk about it.”

“Not everyone has a fantastically compelling sighting, often it’s just lights in the sky, but there are significant numbers of sightings where there is an object that is so far beyond our capability it has to be extraterrestrial.”

Source: New Zealand Herald

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Plesiosaurus Cub? In Thailand, a very strange creature was photographed in water

A few days ago a video appeared on the Internet with a very unusual creature (see below), filmed somewhere off the coast of Thailand and was looking very similar to Plesiosaurus.

People watched the creature literally for several seconds, while the boat sailed past him.

The animal stayed on the surface of the water, sticking out of the water a small brown head on a long neck.

The creature is small in appearance and at first, glance looks like a sea turtle. However, in slow motion, it becomes clear that not a single turtle has such a head with huge eyes and such a long neck.

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The mysterious creature that looks like Plesiosaurus

Also, the body shape of the creature, although it is as streamlined as the body of a sea turtle, is not at all like a shell.

There is still no detailed information about the video posted on the network, it is not known, when it was shot, or in any particular place.

The opinions of users were divided into those who consider the video a fake (and the creature in the water is a mechanical doll), those who think that it was some kind of unknown sea turtle (or mutant tortoise), and those who believe that the creature is The video is very similar to a small ancient marine dinosaur, most likely a plesiosaur. It is possible that this is his cub.

“It looks like a turtle with a seal head and long fins. Without a clue what it is,” comments one user.

“But it seemed to me like an elongated body of an octopus,” someone else wrote.

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Plesiosaurus

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The Moon is an artificial object. And that’s why

Over the years, it has been observed that the Earth’s moon satellite has some strange features and people always argue if the Moon is an artificial object.

The moon is the fifth-largest natural satellite of the solar system, and the official theory says that it was formed from the collision of a young Earth with a very large celestial body, the size of Mars.

Below are the most basic theses, according to which the Moon is an artificial object, probably created by aliens. In fact, there are a lot of such theses, but our goal is to fit into a capacious article, where all the main things will be put into shelves without extra water.

Moon is an artificial object

One of the very first anomalies seen by astronomers behind the moon is that it moves in the wrong orbit for its size and current estimated density.

Also, according to astronomers, inside the moon has a lower density than outside, which leads to the assumption that there are large voids inside the moon.

Some even claimed that when large meteorites fall on the moon, it makes a sound similar to a rumble of a bell, which also goes in favor of the theory of the presence of voids inside the moon.

On the moon, seismic surface vibrations, the so-called moonquakes, were repeatedly recorded. Their maximum power reached 5.5 points on the Richter scale. This is not much for the Earth, but for the Moon – considered a “dead” object without volcanic activity, this is an anomaly.

It is officially believed that moonquakes are mainly caused by the tidal action of the Earth and, to a lesser extent, by the stress of the lunar surface and falling meteorites.

The moon is possibly older than not only the earth but also the sun. The age of the Earth is estimated at a maximum of 4.5 billion years, the Sun – also at 4.5 billion, while some scientists estimate the age of the lunar rock at 5 billion years (officially its age is also 4.5 billion, like that of the Earth and the Sun). The chemical composition of the lunar dust is different from the lunar rocks themselves.

Another oddity of the moon is craters. First of all, there are an incredible amount and they can be very large. But not one of them penetrated deep into the bowels of the moon as if there was hidden under the stones extremely hard metal plating.

All these meteorites left behind only very shallow craters. Even a huge meteorite, which left behind a crater with a diameter of 300 km (Baia crater), penetrated the moon only 4 km.

Moon is an artificial object

Some craters are recognized to have arisen due to volcanic activity, but there is no evidence that the moon was even once so hot as to create volcanic eruptions. None of the currently observed moonquakes can leave such craters.

The moon is the only natural satellite in the solar system with an almost perfectly circular orbit.

Well, the most obvious thesis. How can it naturally coincide in such a way that the Moon during the eclipses of the tuft in the tuft covers the Sun?

This also requires a certain precisely calibrated orbit with a certain inclination of rotation and with a precisely calibrated diameter of the body itself.

Moon is an artificial object

In addition, the Moon regularly changed color throughout the entire history of observations. And this is difficult to explain with fogs, changes in the Earth’s atmosphere or something else, since different colors were visible not only visually, but also through telescopes.

Even in photographs from moon rovers, you can see not only the familiar gray surface but also richly brown. Although such images are much smaller than gray.

The Soviet scientists Vasin and Shcherbakov were the first to express the theory of the alien moon ship back in the 1960s. In their opinion, a certain civilization created the moon from a planetoid, hollowing it out from the inside and strengthening it with metal frames.

In addition to all of the above, the strange glow regularly observed on the Moon, fixed UFO flights and other anomalies that are always discarded by scientists as fakes speak in favor of this version.

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