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That looks too fast to be due to an exhaust plume dissipating. If it happened close after sunset or if the spiral was at a very high altitude it could be due to the shadow of the earth sweeping across a cone shaped spiral if the point of the spiral was lower than the wide end. The shadow moves around 2000 miles per hour so it could cross a pretty large distance in a few seconds.
Originally posted by Wolf
reply to post by Revolution-2012
How can anyone think that it is a rocket spiriling out of control or exploding...!
Look at the video...
It looks like the aurara borealis with its trail... The spiral is the weirdest part however and is stumping the worlds top scientists!
We can discuss the possibilities, but until it is actually proven we will never know!
If you choose to follow the "Fact" and opinion of the press or the word of one scientist go ahead. Personally I feel sorry for you!
Until I see evidence and a detailed explenation from a team of top scientists I will see it as a magnificent new and exiting phenomenon.
Originally posted by WoMaNfIsH
This doesn't look to like a failed missile test to me, no explosion, debris or anything you might expect from a failed missile and even if it was.....what the hell was it carrying to create what was seen....this by all acounts was a real event....it happened! I for one have never seen, heard or dreamt of anything quite like it and i've studied ufo's, ghosts and general anomolies for years........
Originally posted by JimOberg
Your post may have helped put a finger on the problem -- you have studied this stuff for years, but maybe you have NOT studied peripheral subjects such as real space flight, real physics, real optics. The Norway apparition was extraordinary in degree but not in type -- there have been similar reports literally for decades.
If YOU haven't seen those reports, then it's YOUR problem in restricting your studies too narrowly. Get out of the intellectual ghetto of ufology and drink deep of real science and engineering issues, it'll give you a much better framework to assess unusual phenomena and develop/evaluate prosaic explanations for them.
Unless that's the LAST thing you really want to have happen -- as so many other posters here, it's not even that they don't WANT to rationally think about prosaic explanations, they desperately want NOT to have to think about such things.
That accounts, perhaps, for the main mental trick -- demanding an unrealistic condition for such a rational explanation to satisfy, or imagining a faux-fact that such a theory allegedly contradicts. These are all tricks, not always deliberate and conscious ones, to keep one's mind closed to disturbing possibilities.
And -- boy! -- does the rocket theory DISTURB a lot of people, as we've seen!!
or the planet venus which has been described previously to play tricks on peoples mind by appearing to change colour, spin, fly across the night sky at various altitudes, change shape and appear to be metalic or tri-angular structured craft, even to sober wide awake people!