posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 10:54 AM
I figured the suggestion of road flares dangling from balloons (like the ones the guys used in the semi-recent New Jersey hoax) might cause a bit of a
hubbub/feather ruffling on this thread. Just had to point out that there was someone out there claiming that this was probably a flare sighting. I'm
not making that claim myself.
A couple things to note, though. As the New Jersey hoax (which was filmed entirely by the perpetrators) shows, it is entirely possible to create this
exact effect using flares and balloons. The hoax "sighting" looks nearly identical to this one, complete with multiple separate objects that appear
to be hovering in a small group and changing formation. Despite the fact that the New Jersey event was, in fact, caused by flares, there is no trace
of smoke or sparks or burning embers on that video.
In addition, if the lights were flares ignited and launched one at a time a few minutes apart, one would expect them to disappear one at a time a few
That being said, if the entire video comes to light and the previously unshown portion does indeed show the objects zipping away at high speed (I
assume that's what one poster meant by "peeiling"), then the flare idea goes right out the window. However, if the video in question actually
showed such fantastic maneuvers, I find it hard to believe that the folks doing the news story would not have chosen to show that part of the video -
the most interesting part - in the first place.
On the other hand, I can certainly imagine a sighting of genuine UFOs that looks just like this - orb-like balls of light hovering and slowly changing
formation. After reading quite a bit about UFOs, though, I have to say that this "sighting" is far from compelling when compared to the truly
unidentified sightings in the literature. But that's not to say I wouldn't immediately soil myself if a stepped out my front door and looked up and
saw the objects that are presented in this video.