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UFO. Netherlands

ID #1647850948
Added Mon, 21/03/2022
Author July N.

Initial data

Initial information from sources or from an eyewitness
Incident date: 
19.03.2022 21:01

An eyewitness from Hengelo (Overijssel) noticed a bright dot in the sky, which zigzagged across the sky and quickly disappears.

According to it's a bird or an insect.

Original news

Licht puntje zigzagend in de lucht en snel verdwijnt

HENGELO, OV — Licht puntje zigzagend in de lucht en snel verdwijnt
Zie mijn verzonden video.

Vogel of insect

Waarschijnlijk een out of focus insect


List of versions containing features matching the eyewitness descriptions or material evidence

Beetles and other insects

Flying insects in photos and videos can be mistaken for UFOs.

Shooting can take place in the daytime or in the evening. When moving, the outlines of the insect can be both blurred and clear. Depending on this, dark spots or spots of bizarre shapes can be taken for UFOs. The video shows UFOs hovering in the sky, flying in a straight line or moving along a complex trajectory (for example, shooting May bugs near a tree against the background of the evening sky). Insects can be mistaken for UFOs by accident, or given out intentionally. At night, they can be highlighted by a flash.

Objects in motion, captured on a long exposure

Most often this artifact is called skayfish if the lens gets a passing bird or insect. It is based on the discrepancy between the speed of the video and the frequency of the flapping of insect wings. Essentially, each video drops a few strokes of the wings of an insect, which when viewed looks like "arrow", provided with long protuberances. The motion of the insect by its translucent body seems to "boom" and vibration of the wings give the appearance of bumps.


Due to the peculiarities of the bird's flight, it is possible to capture a moment in the photo when an ordinary bird will resemble a "classic" UFO in shape.

Take pictures and video from the screen

Most often this method is used to hide the detail, allowing to identify a fake, because of the fear of lost a significant part of fine detail, distorted image, etc.

However, it may be a special case of the use of frames from films, broadcasts etc. for fraud.


Rocket launches (from

  • Site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida (USA) Vehicle: Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) Payload: Starlink v1.5 G4-12-1 (Starlink 3537) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-2 (Starlink 3722) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-3 (Starlink 3712) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-4 (Starlink 3713) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-5 (Starlink 3716) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-6 (Starlink 3673) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-7 (Starlink 3714) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-8 (Starlink 3701) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-9 (Starlink 3717) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-10 (Starlink 3676) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-11 (Starlink 3665) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-12 (Starlink 3662) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-13 (Starlink 3702) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-14 (Starlink 3703) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-15 (Starlink 3709) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-16 (Starlink 3705) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-17 (Starlink 3693) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-18 (Starlink 3706) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-19 (Starlink 3670) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-20 (Starlink 3658) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-21 (Starlink 3698) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-22 (Starlink 3731) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-23 (Starlink 3687) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-24 (Starlink 3708) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-25 (Starlink 3734) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-26 (Starlink 3736) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-27 (Starlink 3737) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-28 (Starlink 3685) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-29 (Starlink 3735) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-30 (Starlink 3738) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-31 (Starlink 3743) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-32 (Starlink 3558) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-33 (Starlink 3534) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-34 (Starlink 3678) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-35 (Starlink 3726) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-36 (Starlink 3725) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-37 (Starlink 3684) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-38 (Starlink 3727) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-39 (Starlink 3732) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-40 (Starlink 3715) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-41 (Starlink 3719) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-42 (Starlink 3661) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-43 (Starlink 3710) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-44 (Starlink 3711) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-45 (Starlink 3718) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-46 (Starlink 3707) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-47 (Starlink 3721) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-48 (Starlink 3729) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-49 (Starlink 3720) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-50 (Starlink 3733) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-51 (Starlink 3723) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-52 (Starlink 3730) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-53 (Starlink 3682) Starlink v1.5 G4-12-1, ..., G4-12-53


Versions testing, their confirmation or refutation. Additional information, notes during the study of materials

Based on the nature of the movement and appearance, it can really be an insect or a small bird illuminated by the light of a lantern. It may look intermittent due to the camera's shooting features.

It is necessary to find the original video for further study.


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