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UFO. New Zealand

ID #1569583866
Added Fri, 27/09/2019
Author July N.

Initial data

Initial information from sources or from an eyewitness
Incident date: 
New Zealand

At the end of December 1978, at night, the pilot of the aircraft noticed the so-called unidentified flying object. Simultaneously, the operator at the radar station reported on a certain body, was radar. Associated with it a bright light was captured on film by a group of employees of the television, raised specifically for this plane.

The explanation of such a strange event gave the researcher met cherry. Analysis of the meteorological situation in the period of two nights, when he conducted surveillance of the object, led him to the conclusion that the atmospheric conditions were at that time very "extreme". Over washing the Isle of the sea basin rested the cold moist air. Over this thick layer was raging North-West wind, be moved dry and warm air masses.

The radar reflection was radar in Wellington, were associated with the effect of "curvature of the beam in the atmosphere, in specific conditions". As for visual observations, they are most likely due to refraction of lights of many fishing boats, which at that time went to sea. To check assertions, cherry meteorologists are going to conduct a series of experiments.

Another, more simple explanation is that the captured object is not that other, as... Venus is particularly bright shining in the predawn sky during these hours.

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The anomalous nature of the change of any parameter in the atmosphere with increasing altitude in meteorology azyvaetsja inversion (often mean temperature inversion, i.e. temperature increases with height in a layer of the atmosphere instead of the usual decrease).

There are two types of inversion:

False targets on the radar

On the indicator screens of radar, there were marks from the unknown unidentified purposes. Mysterious echoes and was taken in a clear atmosphere where, it seemed, nothing...

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The heavenly bodies

The brightest heavenly bodies in the sky are Venus, Jupiter, and sometimes Mars and, of course, the Moon.

Venus is the bright yellow of the evening or morning star, shining in the sky on the background of evening or dawn. Maximum brightness of Venus can reach up to 4.3 m, and she is the third brightness of the sun in earth's sky after the sun and the moon. It so well reflects the light of the Sun that it is relatively easy to see and day, especially if you know the location. It manifests itself in the form of tiny blinking white dots.


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