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Cylinder UFO Videotaped Over New Jersey

Cylinder UFO Videotaped Over New Jersey 7-18-2014

By Roger Marsh

    A New Jersey witness at Hamilton reported watching and videotaping a cylinder-shaped UFO that appeared to move in a controlled manner, according to testimony in Case 58173 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The reporting witness and her husband were in their backyard at 10:39 p.m. on July 18, 2014, when bright red lights were first seen moving right-to-left about a mile away in the sky just above the trees.

“Mostly red with a yellow blinking – irregular beat,” the witness stated.“It then moved closer and I realized I was seeing something weird. I told my husband to turn around because I was looking at something very odd. It was hovering at that point, then moved towards us (closest it got to us – maybe 0.25 miles away).”

They watched the object for about 30 seconds and the husband began filming it using his cell phone (video seen above).

“Unfortunately the night-time contrast on the phone filming stinks, so there is no differentiation of treeline and sky, and lights are blurred together.”

But the witness was able to see the object very clearly with the naked eye.

“At this time I could make out the object pretty well: cylinder-shaped with a triangle top, lights were now separated into four horizontal and parallel rows of bright dots/bulbs. All were a bright red, with the bottom two rows adding green and yellow irregularly.”

The object also emitted a sound for a short period of time.

“We were very quiet and I swore I could hear it. It sounded like a quiet wind machine, maybe a slight buzzing. Not as loud as a helicopter. This lasted approx. 10-15 seconds. Then it moved back so quickly, but smoothly, approximately one mile back, began hovering again and the lighting changed to a red X with a greenish irregular blinking light in the middle. Occasionally more red lights in a thin line lit up on the right side of the X. I could not hear it anymore. This lasted approximately 10 seconds.”

The object then moved further away and the witnesses were now only able to make out that it was a red light with a greenish light irregularly blinking.”

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Fireball UFO over Phoenix identified

Phoenix NBC affiliate 12 News received a video from a viewer that shows a “mysterious ‘fireball’ in the night’s sky” on Monday, January 19.

The station posted the video to its Facebook page, along with the question, “What the heck is it?”

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This fireball video was also featured on the channel’s 10 p.m. newscast. Viewers posted hundreds of comments to the station’s Facebook page. And, surprisingly, most commenters were confident that the glowing aerial object in the video was a sky lantern.

Sure enough, following the newscast that featured the UFO video, viewer Stacy Romero contacted the station to claim responsibility for the UFO. She asserts that it was, indeed, a sky lantern. She even sent the station a video showing her son preparing to launch the lantern.

After receiving the call and the video from Romero, 12 News posted the newly acquired information to its Facebook page, along with the message, “Mystery solved!”

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Romero also posted the information to Facebook, stating, “Just to clarify it was nothing magical or mysterious it was a Chinese lantern that my son was sending off wishes for his dad who is currently deployed in Korea…. I have the video as well sorry for all the hoop-la.”

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