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'Ezekiel's Wheel' UFO 'bigger than Earth' spotted by viewers of NASA observation mission - UPDATE: It's just a reflection of Venus


Comment: UPDATE 13 March 2020

Our apologies to readers: this is no mysterious object'. It's just a reflection of Venus causing an artefact to appear on screen. See here from SuspiciousObservers, who has explained this each time it appears every few years...



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© The Hidden Underbelly 2.0/YouTube
Huge 'UFO' spotted by viewers of NASA's STEREO sun observatory satellite.
The development comes weeks after a camera at the International Space Station spotted an unknown cone-like object that was flying upward.

NASA's STEREO observation mission has spotted what fans of conspiracy theories said is a gigantic UFO flying past the Sun. The incident itself occurred on 29 February, but the footage of it was posted just recently on the channel "Hidden Underbelly 2.0" dedicated to mysterious events and sightings. According to the host, STEREO's camera filmed the humongous object for four seconds after which it turned off and began working only after the UFO passed.

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NASA officials 'baffled' after cameras catch UFO pacing ISS for over 20 minutes

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© IG
Astonishing footage of a UFO hovering above Earth has been caught by NASA cameras
Astonishing footage of a UFO hovering above Earth has been caught by NASA cameras. The incredible video, captured on the US space agency's live camera sees the cone-shaped object keep pace with the International Space Station (ISS) above it. In a bizarre twist, the NASA camera zooms in on the object, appearing to show the US space agency acknowledges the UFO.

The footage was posted by UFO enthusiast Scott Waring on his YouTube channel ET Data Base and has since gone viral across social media.

The 22-minute long footage shows the bus-sized UFO moving at the same speed as the ISS, which moves at 78km/second.

At the end of the live feed stream, the UFO shoots upwards and disappears, leaving behind a green burst of light.

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California couple missing for 8 days found alive, police call it 'a miracle'

Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin
© Marin County Sheriff's Office via AP
In these undated photos released by the Marin County Sheriff's Office are Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin.
A couple missing for over a week in Northern California were found alive on Saturday morning by rescuers who had given up hope of finding them alive.

The Marin County Sheriff's Office said at a news conference that Carol Kiparsky, 77, and Ian Irwin, 72, were found around 10 a.m. on Saturday in "very dense drainage [ditch] that was overgrown with foliage" near Tomales Bay, a narrow inlet about 30 miles north of San Francisco.

"This is a miracle," Marin County Sheriff's Sgt. Brenton Schneider told reporters.

The couple, from Palo Alto, was last seen Valentine's Day, at their Airbnb rented cottage near Inverness, a town at the foot of the bay. The couple never checked out the next day as planned and failed to show up for an appointment on Feb. 16, which sheriff's officials said was highly out of character for them.

When housekeepers went to the cottage to clean up, they found the couple's phones and wallets in addition to their vehicle parked outside the rental home.

Comment: A case of 'recovered 411'? Check out what David Paulides has to say:




Evil Rays

Cosmic phenomenon? Strange waves pulse through cloud in skies over northwestern Syria


Comment: We are most certainly not in Kansas anymore...


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What was strange about this was not the clouds, but something apparently moving THROUGH the clouds...
Alien hunters and conspiracy theorists of all sorts do not need much to get them to seek traces of extraterrestrial guests or secret governmental programmes. A clip said to be filmed in Aleppo, with a stripe-like pattern in the clouds, inspired the most bizarre assumptions, as well.

Online commenters latched onto the footage of smoke ripples in the sky, said to be filmed in the Aleppo countryside in Syria, to reinforce claims that weather control weapons exist. Although its authenticity cannot be confirmed, the clip prompted conspiracy theorists' imagination to fly. It was posted on Twitter by a user with the handle Ahmad1618A, who describes himself as "an activist here to deliver the voice of Syrians."

The video shows a cloud in the bright sky with smoke, moving upwards in a stripe-like pattern. The show lasts a few moments. The author of the video suggested in the caption that it was an electromagnetic interference, "whose source has not yet been determined."

Comment: Note also the UFO at 19 seconds...

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Third Navy crew saw 2004 Nimitz UFO 'forming in front if them' - but were 'ordered to stay quiet'

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© YouTube
Fighter jet radar image of the UFO the Nimitz crew labeled the 'tic-tac' which supposedly moved at speeds never seen before
A third US Navy craft witnessed the infamous tic-tac UFO in 2004 "form" in front of them, but the crew on board were ordered to "never talk" about what they saw.

It is widely believed two F/8-18E Super Hornets from the USS Nimitz were the first to witness the infamous UFO off the coast of San Diego on November 14, 2004, before a second team were sent out later and caught the object on camera.

Commander David Fravor, piloting one of the Super Hornets, has gained worldwide fame after his testimony was included in a bombshell New York Times article exposing the encounter in 2017.

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Two ring-shaped clouds appear above Russian city, then 'multiply' - UPDATE

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© CEN
Multiple ring-like clouds appear across the sky above Irkutsk in southern Russia
Bizarre footage of two mysterious large ring-shaped clouds appearing in the sky above a Russian city has baffled the internet.

Video has emerged showing the two disc-like clouds floating before a third suddenly becomes visible. Towards the end of the footage, a plane is seen heading towards the sky rings and pierces the first circle. Local media said a fourth ring appeared shortly afterwards.

The incident was filmed in the city of Irkutsk in the southern Russian region of Irkutsk Oblast by numerous local residents, and the images were later widely shared on social media.


Comment: RT provides further footage of the event and reports that current speculation in Russia is that these were left by a Su-30 fighter jet:




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Inside Skinwalker Ranch, a paranormal hotbed of UFO research

Locals say the ranch has been plagued by strange creatures and cattle mutilations. It's also been used for government UFO research. So what's really happening there?
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© MJ BANIAS
The long red mesas of Utah's Uintah Basin greet us as my driver, an American real estate mogul and tech investor, pulls us into Fort Duchesne. Looking out my window, we are finally out of the mountains and in the valley. My mind is lost in thought about the legends here, the supposed curse that now haunts this land, and the men and women who have experienced that curse head on. I have monsters on my mind. Well, actually just one: the Skinwalker.

A quick right turn shakes me from my daze.

"We are almost there," my driver tells me. "Are you excited?"

He has a childlike grin on his face. We had travelled for nearly three hours from Salt Lake City. A snow storm had interrupted our journey through the mountains, blinding us and covering the highway in a sheet of ice.

Safe in the valley, the sky is blue, a sharp contrast from the grey storm skies at higher altitudes. The sun bounced off the mesa that made the area famous for paranormal junkies and UFO enthusiasts alike. Local lore has always told that strange lights hover over this area and that strange creatures roam the wilderness here. One tale tells of the Ute, an Indigenous tribe from this valley and their uneasy alliance with the Navajo. Siding with American military forces in the late 19th century, the Ute helped force the Navajo people out of the area. Local lore suggests that the Navajo unleashed a Skinwalker, a shapeshifter who can possess animals' skin.

Comment: See also,


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UFO filmed in skies over Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano seconds after eruption

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© Twitter / Webcams Mexico
Mexico's highly-active Popocatepetl volcano began its latest eruption on Monday evening, but mysterious, fast-moving lights in the vicinity immediately after the explosion prompted major concerns online.

Government-run webcams monitor Popocatepetl and eagle-eyed netizens spotted what appeared to be a UFO in the skies above shortly after it began spewing ash following a massive volcanic explosion late Monday evening.

Naturally, online speculation about alien visitors was rife, with some making light of such an unlikely scenario and others simply wanting to believe that the truth is out there.

Comment: This appears to be a fairly common phenomenon - and not just at Popocatepetl:


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UK's RAF will unseal entire UFO archives, records to go online 'within first quarter of 2020'

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© Cavendish
A UFO hovers over Manchester, England in 2014
The RAF's entire UFO sightings archive is to be declassified this year. The air force's "X-files" are expected to be listed on a dedicated web page by Easter.

It closed down its UFO unit in 2009 after concluding that in more than 50 years they had never deceived any hard evidence of a potential extraterrestrial threat.

An Ministry of Defence spokesman said: "It had been assessed that it would be better to publish these records, rather than continue sending documents to the National Archives, and so they are looking to put them onto a dedicated gov.uk web page."

He added by saying we could expect the records to be published online "some time within the first quarter of 2020".

Comment: RT adds:
After decades of secrecy, the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF) will now publish its entire record of UFO sightings above British territory, in an unprecedented move which is sure to spark even more conspiracy theories.

The archives are comprised entirely of correspondence with members of the public, who have had to file UFO sighting reports with local police since the RAF closed its UFO desk.

The RAF spokesperson was careful not to confirm or deny the existence of aliens, however, merely stating that: "The MoD has no opinion on the existence or otherwise of extra terrestrial life and does not investigate UFO reports."

As recently as January 21, there were UFO sightings over London, in broad daylight no less, so the new archives are likely to be a hotspot for X-Files enthusiasts and internet sleuths alike.

"When I worked on the MoD's 'UFO desk' we didn't find definitive proof of extraterrestrial visitation, but there were so many bizarre and unexplained sightings that we didn't entirely rule it out," said Nick Pope, who used to investigate reports of UFO sightings for the MoD.
So, not so significant after all. MUFON and similar organizations probably do a better job than the RAF has.


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Proposed Scottish fish farm rejected - after campaigners warn fishermen could be lured to their deaths by fairies

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Flodigarry on the Isle of Skye, where a proposed salmon farm sparked a storm over the potential impact on the local sea sprites.
AS complaints about fish farms go some might say those responsible are away with the fairies.

But a group has claimed that the protection of the magical aquatic creatures was a valid reason for opposing plans for a new fish farm on the Isle of Skye. And Highland Council planners have now blocked the 12 cage Organic Sea Harvest salmon farm.

A group calling themselves the Flodigarry Fairies warned the Asrai - which they say have been in the waters off the Isle of Skye, Scotland for over 1,000 years - could die.

They say the sprites are in "fear for their lives" claiming the cages could draw the fairies to the surface and they would melt, in opposing the farm off Skye's north coast.

Comment: Scotland is not the only country where local folklore is taken into account: