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UFO. Netherlands

ID #1693159588
Added Sun, 27/08/2023
Author July N.

Initial data

Initial information from sources or from an eyewitness
Incident date: 
27.08.2023 12:11

An eyewitness from the city of Tilburg photographed a glowing cloud with a disk from which light hits the Earth.

He's writing:

My daughter took a picture of dark clouds, and this strange vision was visible in the picture. A disk that hung at the bottom of a glowing cloud and emitted a ray of light reaching the earth. After a few seconds, it disappeared. 

Does anyone know what it could be? We took several photos from the same angle, but there were none.

*The object was spotted while viewing photos.

Original news

Lichtgevende wolk met schijf waaruit licht tot aan de aarde gaat.

TILBURG, NB — Mijn dochter maakte een foto van de donkere wolken en op de foto stond deze vreemde verschijning. Een schijf die onderaan een lichtgevende wolk hing en een lichtstraal tot aan de grond uitzende. Enkele seconden later was het verdwenen. Iemand enig idee wat dit kan zijn? We hebben meerdere foto's gemaakt vanuit dezelfde hoek maar het was verdwenen.

* Het object werd opgemerkt bij het terugkijken van de foto’s.


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

The storm

The storm is an atmospheric phenomenon in which the inside of clouds or between the cloud and the earth's surface arise electrical discharges - lightning accompanied by thunder. It is quite a common natural phenomenon in certain situations could be considered something abnormal, such as when it appears under unusual conditions or unfamiliar to the eyewitness. A vivid example is the so-called "snow storm" (or "snow storm"), i.e. thunderstorm, which is when rain falls heavy snow, freezing rain or ice pellets.

Twilight and protivoallergennye rays

Bright Sun breaking through the clouds can be mistaken for UFOs. This version also includes various celestial bodies (Sun, Moon, stars), whose fragments are visible through uneven cloud, and the reflection of light from them on the clouds, which may be perceived as separate objects.

Crepuscular rays - the name of the rays of sunlight that pass through gaps in clouds or other objects to form the visible "light pillars" or "waves". Crepuscular rays are visible due to the fact that the region of space with sunlit air separated clearly from the shaded space.


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

Since the object was visible only when viewing photos, it is likely that an eyewitness photographed the lightning. Sometimes it can give similar effects in photos.


The most likely explanation. The version, confirmed by the investigation
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