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Originally posted by C.H.U.D.
reply to post by mcrom901
mcrom901 - Could you be more specific please: Which event are you referring to? This one:
UFO - meteor like object with sonic boom above Dallas and Austin Texas!
Originally posted by mcrom901
i believe some of these fireballs could in fact be crashing ufos......
What "complications" do you mean?
Originally posted by mcrom901
reply to post by C.H.U.D.
the texas fireball incident was an example i was referring to....
what i find surprising is that..... there are always some kinda complications regarding the 'debris' which are supposed to be found..... but are never accounted for.........
As for the other example you gave, it was discussed at length in this thread:
Unidentified Object crashes into QLD mountain
I don't want to derail this thread by going too far off topic, but as I recall, there were two main factors involved with the QLD mountain event... The first was that a meteor was observed apparently very low down in altitude, and the second was that that there was a fire on QLD mountain.
The fact is that a meteorite fall has never been proved to have caused a fire, and this is consistent with what we understand about the physics involved when a meteoroid makes it to the ground, resulting in a "meteorite fall". If you take a look at this thread, I explained in detail why it is highly unlikely that any meteor could be connected with a fire on the ground.
Firstly, if so many UFOs are crashing around the world, why has no one managed to get a piece of one, or proof that one crashed. Governments would be hard pressed to clean up debris from what must be decades, if not 1000's of years of UFO crashes.
But I have yet to see solid evidence of one...
Secondly, do you seriously believe a civilization advanced enough to send craft here, would come all this way just to crash into a mountain/the ground? Multiple times every year?
It makes no sense whatsoever if you think about it.
On the other hand, there is plenty of hard evidence that this planet is bombarded with natural rocks 24/7, and that people are quick to jump to conclusions about what they see without bothering to seek out the facts.
It makes matters worse that the vast majority of people have little if any experience when it comes to meteors, and even less when it comes to very bright meteors or "fireballs"(very bright fireballs are also sometimes referred to as "bolides"). Most people have probably seen at least one meteor before, but do not understand that than not all meteors are alike, so when they do eventually happen to see an exceptionally bright event (as was the case at QLD mountain), they wrongly assume that what they observed was not a meteor.
To compound this, when our brains are confronted with bright lights in the sky, they can not interpret the signals received form our eyes correctly (as you will see if you read the link I posted above), and the altitude, distance, speed, as well as the physical size of the light source are invariably mis-calculated.
The Moon illusion works in a similar (but less spectacular IMO) way.
Now I can't say that every single observation of a bright light resembling a fireball is not a UFO, because almost anything is possible, but in all of the cases I have come across, I have not seen a shred of evidence that suggests anything other than a meteor.
Please feel free to pick my brain on any related points, but for the sake of not derailing this thread, please post your questions in the relevant thread.
Originally posted by m4ng4n
In the 17th of January around 20.00 GMT this showed up in the sky and was explained as a meteor.
It lit up the sky and was seen in a radius of 500 km.
I often wonder about it?
Link to video:
No one I´ve ever talked to know of an impact site???
[edit on 11-10-2009 by m4ng4n]
Originally posted by Zarniwoop
The video in the OP screams out "fake" to me. It seems way too staged. The guy starts out in his apartment and says "here we go" then films his way to the door knob. Who would do that?
Then his reactions to the non-meteor looking orbs is way to calm.
Just my opinion... fake
Originally posted by LadyGreenEyes
Awesome video, if real, and if so, no way there wasn't an impact site. Anyone familiar with the language there that can look for news reports?
Originally posted by depthoffield
The OP "non-meteor shower" is a FAKE ..
The "meteors" are addes later.
The OP shows contradictory facts:
...as anybody can see, all the bulb lights are elongated (uni-directional blur), which is normal as camera is using slow shutter speed and objects moving in the frame (actually the camera itself is moving/panning, but all it matters is the movement recorded in the frame no matter the cause)
...on the other hand, the fast moving "meteors", don't exhibit any motion uni-directional blur:
This is unnatural, and contradicts the way that cameras is able to record moving objects in low light.
So, it is FAKE, with "meteors" addes in post production.
Someone with profound knowledge in video graphics should take a closer look at it