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NASA cameras "set up" for giant UFO

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posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 04:08 PM
Seems pretty clear it's a reflection to me. It's precisely timed with and follows the movement of the camera. Just a reflection of some interior light or heat source (it appears the image is IR in nature).

posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 04:11 PM
Well, I'm not 100% positive but I would gather to guess the reason for the NASA camera to be eyeballing an area is because South Korea just launched a communication satellite in which they were observing. Here is a link:
This may explain some things I hope. If not, then just back to square one.

posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 11:15 PM
When the video is stopped in the right spot (the very instant it starts to move), it is visible as a dark sphere. Very strange indeed.

This happens as the counter first hits 1:50 I included a text box with a pointer at the object in the second picture. Sorry it is a little hard to see, but the object is just to the left of the red text. Open the picture up in a picture viewer and blow it up and you can see it better.

[edit on 8/25/2009 by DarrylGalasso]

posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 11:25 PM
reply to post by DarrylGalasso

You're right, strange indeed!

posted on Aug, 26 2009 @ 01:36 AM
Looking like something re-entering the atmosphere. Probably an old satellite being de-orbited, or space-junk or a meteor. Nothing really seems "alien" about it.

[edit on 2009-8-26 by EnhancedInterrogator]

posted on Aug, 26 2009 @ 02:12 AM
I am sure Phage would be around soon to clear this issue up

probably lining up sources to explain what is seen in the vids.

posted on Aug, 26 2009 @ 03:00 AM
Obviously what we see in every movie or image, so, the same goes for this NASA videos, it is NOT the reality, but only a good or better aproximation of it, in fact a REPRESENTATION. Every representation (copy if you want) of a phenomenon will describe real characteristics, but can introduce a degree of ERROR (artifact). Those errors depends on technical and physical principles used to construct that representation. For understanding those principles, is really a matter of how deep you want to go into ussually boring stuff.

Here in this NASA movie with the "meteor-like swimming" there, we have a lot of artifacts.
First, camera's are used in low light situation, so they are set toward their maximum posibilities, meaning selecting (automatic or manual) modes suitable for low-light, like increasing electronic signal gain, maximum iris, maximum shutter speed etcetera, all of them selected to aquire more and more light from where is not enough light.
The stretching of the posibilities to their maximum ALWAYS degrade the quality of the image (introduce visible artifacts). Think at your own camera or photo-camera how made images/videos in extreme conditions of low light. Are they "perfect"? Why dark? why blurry, why crappy?

Here in NASA videos we have:
- more or less noise on the image
- blooming (overexposing and negativation) of the brigther zones
- image remanence (especially seen in faster moving objects) (i'm not so sure about the actual word, i'm not native english)
- artifacts due to interference from movement of the object and the method of aquirring image from the senzor (scanning lines of image one by one)
- sharpening artifacts (due to senzor/electronics)
- compression/recording artifacts (not talking by youtube compression artifacts, these are "bonus", but originalcompression/recording artifacts )
- or even other ERRORS

These errors EXIST and you, as a watcher, see them. But it is a mistake to ignore them, and to think that what you see is the reality itself.

Regarding the fast moving meteor-like object, my opinion is that it could be very well a closer particle of debris, going "fast" (in "angular velocity" terms) in front of the camera (just like a bug zippingg through the frame).

The longer tail, is not real, but only remanence in the video due to slow shutter setting used in low light situations (remember rods "legend")

The "swimming", waves in trajectory could be very well again an artifact, a combination of remanence and scaning lines of the image done in camera electronics, this generating "breakings" especcially in faster movings (camera pan or objects moving fast)

Similar, CMOS senzor used in many video or photocameras does suffer from artifacts because of the way they scan the image line by line in the process.
For this effect, someone could learn here:
or find tons of results here:

Of course, i don't know if NASA camera are using something like these CMOS senzors, but sure the NASA cameras have their own WEAKNESSES, and somehow, an experimented technical user could recognise many of them. I'm not too experimented, yet i recognise some of this. So, i can't think straight and easy to the "OMG alien there", but more i can understand that i have much to learn in the field on technics before jumping in wild conclusions.

[edit on 26/8/09 by depthoffield]

[edit on 26/8/09 by depthoffield]

posted on Aug, 26 2009 @ 03:34 AM
The camera follows the fire or storm, or whatever it is.
It does look like a meteor to me, but I wuldnt have a clue, excellent footage regardless
thx OP

posted on Aug, 28 2009 @ 08:41 PM
reply to post by schrodingers dog

First, we must acknowledge that the video is speeded up. We can see that as the Earth's clouds roll along quite fast in the earlier part.

Second, name that little island, and I'll bet you have found a secret base for some sort of weapon. I don't buy the object as a UFO, but it well could be since I have had UFO experiences.

Third, yes, it appears that the camera was ready and zoomed on the island. So that is another indication that it was a planned activity of some sort by our forces and not the ETs.

posted on Sep, 11 2009 @ 11:48 AM
when i watched the video i wasnt too sure what it was, then i watched the slowed down version, and ive got to say ive never seen a meteor "swimming" from side to side like that before. And i dont think that is all a lightning storm, there is a storm but why is it consatantly lit up? some people have mentioned fire so thats possible, nut that would have had to have been a gargantuin fire!

Just a little thought outside the box, is there anything in the video to suggest this is earth being filmed? i maybe well of but it looks different to what ive seen in other videos. Dont hail me with WTFs please. Thanks


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