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The name "Min Min" derives from the small settlement of Min Min, located between the outback towns of Boulia and Winton, where the light was observed by a stockman in 1918. Stories about the lights can be found in Aboriginal myths pre-dating European settlement and have since become part of wider Australian folklore.
Indigenous Australians hold that the number of sightings has increased alongside the increasing ingression of Europeans into the outback. According to folklore, the lights sometimes follow or approach people and disappear, sometimes very rapidly, when fired upon, only to reappear later on. It is said that the first recorded sighting dates to 1838, in the book Six Months in South Australia...
originally posted by: Qumulys
Is it the Min Min lights or the Nim Nim lights?
Cant' watch video atm, but perhaps its just one of the planets low on the horizon and with the vast distances might be tricking their eyes a bit?
But, yeah, inversion layers can create weird reflections, especially out in hot conditions. Sort of when a road in the heat looks like its a wobbly mirror or sorts. So that theory does suit reasonably well.
Perhaps ball lighting could be a candidate too? Not much is known about it other than it happens from time to time.
originally posted by: Kalixi
The Nullarbor is meant to be one of the to UFO/UAP hotspots in the world but no ones seems to be logging it on the MUFON UFO live tracker page