Sunday, November 1, 2009
They were seen in the Wei-Kun bridge area of Tianjin. People called the San Tsuen newspaper said they saw two white spot oval-shaped spots in the northern sky moving from East to West. Many people traveling in the area now stop and watch the sky wondering what will appear next.
Residents of the Leningrad region witnessed an unusual phenomena: on the balcony homes came an unidentified flying object. Eyewitnesses immediately filmed a shining UFO in the sky with their cell phone. The people still tell talk about the "miracle".
The witnesses confessed that previously they were sceptical about the reality of UFOs. But they are now ready to reconsider their view. If you were in the vicinity of the UFO and managed to film it, send your videos to us.
UFO Wormholes Open Over Moscow, Russia and Romania - Disclosure is Imminent! These remind me of the rings seen in some of UFOLibrary's previous videos. A pattern is forming. Disclosure is imminent whether the government like it or not.
Source: RT News
The space rock, estimated by NASA to be just 5-10m wide, detonated about 20km above the earth on October 8 over South Sulawesi, a rugged mountain province in western Indonesia, New Scientist magazine reports.
Locals in the town of Bone in the north of the province said they saw a fireball and heard a huge explosion while amateur video footage shows a trail of smoke typical of an exploding asteroid.
NASA estimated the force from the explosion was equivalent to 50,000 tons of TNT, making it one of the largest ever recorded asteroid explosions.
Dr Nick Lomb, curator of astronomy at Sydney Observatory, told ninemsn the asteroid went unnoticed because it was so small but that chunks of the rock may still have made it to the ground.
"It's very hard to find small asteroids — the main emphasis is to find big one which are 1km or more in diameter because they're the ones that cause global catastrophe," Dr Lomb said.
"But bits of this rock could have survived and somebody might be able to actually search for it ... it is extremely useful scientifically."
Dr Lomb said the asteroid exploded at such a high altitude because of the huge amounts of heated air piling in front of it.
If the asteroid exploded a few kilometres closer to earth, "you would be very unlucky to be in the blast area," he said.
Dr Lomb said the rock could have easily slipped by even if it was 100m-wide because the southern hemisphere is not closely watched for asteroids.
"Asteroids 100m-wide asteroids could destroy a city and if it's coming from the southern part of the sky, there's a good chance it would come in undiscovered," he said.
"There's only one small [asteroid watch] project at Coonabarabran in NSW which receives only a little bit of funding from NASA ... it's a single handed effort."
The report from NASA on the October 8 explosion said a "fireball event of this magnitude" occurs about once every two to 12 years.
Clarkson has been a member of MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network since 1987. MUFON is the oldest and largest UFO investigative organization in the United States. He currently serves MUFON as chief UFO investigator for Washington State.
Andy Dowe, who lives in Tilney St Lawrence, watched four lights over the Wisbech area for more than an hour on Friday night.
He said his mother, who also lives in the village, saw them as well, as did some friends from Walpole St Andrew.
Andy, who works in Wisbech, said his son first spotted the lights at 8.15pm.
"The lights hovered and moved in the sky," Andy recalled, "often looking as though they would collide with each other. They would stop and either go what appeared to be up or down. Then they would return and chase each other around.
"They were white lights and sometimes appeared cigar shaped but other times resembled the shape of an upturned saucer. Sometimes the lights would appear as just two moving slowly, then zipping across the sky and being joined by more."
Andy added that later that night, the lights appeared over towards the March area before disappearing.