In dlifesjrny’s current interesting thread wherein we posted & discussed a series of interesting videos, deccal & easynow posted some interesting
videos of the 1990 Greifsweld (Germany) “Plasma” UFO’s.
Deccal & I thought it might be interesting to revisit the videos, photos & reports pertaining to these strange lights.
Here is a fairly comprehensive MUFON report as posted by easynow in dlifesjrny’s thread:
The "Greifswald Lights"
Example for a Class B UFO report
by Illobrand von Ludwiger
On August 24, 1990, many independent witnesses observed formations of luminous spheres in the sky near the city of Greifswald, located close to the
coast of the Baltic Sea. Many eyewitness reports backed up by videos and photographs make this case one of the best documented sightings in Europe.
Although the degree of strangeness in this case is not very high, no scientific explanation has been found to date. Some skeptics have tried to reduce
the characteristics of this phenomenon to known one. But, so far, no one has successfully explained all the data observed and documented. The skeptics
seem to be satisfied with any possible explanation. But from a scientific point of view a possibility is only the starting point for gathering
evidence and the search for confirmation. In the ”Greifswald case” no convincing explanations for any hypothesis could be found.
Many sightings of what appeared to be groups of luminous spheres were reported in the early days of of August 1990 from the coast of the Baltic Sea
between the cities of Rostock, Greifswald and the Isle of Ruegen and Usedom. These lights displayed unusual behavior contrary to airplanes, balloons,
luminous ammunition and atmospherical phenomena. The movements of these lights appeared inconsistent with known objects, their acceleration seemed too
rapid and abrupt.
The report concluded as follows:
The characteristics of the phenomena make it impossible to explain the appearance by military maneuvers. If the smaller objects were ammunition
flying to the bright objects acting as a target, then the smaller objects would have exploded inside this group or flown through it. No one can
explain, how one can stop a body in the air to zero speed without losing height. Until today nobody has come forward and claimed being the creator of
these phenomena. Although different possibilities were considered, not one of them could account for all the different details reported, and nobody
has been able to reproduce light formations like those observed near Greifswald.
Please follow this link to the full report:
Here is a map from the MUFON report illustrating the location of the objects as verified from several viewing points:
Here are 2 videos of the Greifweld objects, as posted by dlifesjrny & easynow, in dlifesjrny’s thread:
Plasma UFO's~ Greifswald, East Germany Date: August 24, 1990
UFO Greifswald Lights - August 24, 1990 Germany
Here is an enhanced picture of 2 groups of the objects:
Here is the original, unenhanced version of that picture:
Here is a video posted by easynow of a similar phenomena that was observed in Russia several years later.
UFO Over St Petersburg, Russia 19th February 1997
I will be very interested to know what you think about this case.
[edit on 30-6-2010 by Maybe...maybe not]