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This section contains descriptions of unexplained facts provided by eyewitnesses or published in the media, as well as the results of their analysis by the group.

UFO. Russia

ID #1708336284
Added Mon, 19/02/2024
Author July N.

Initial data

Initial information from sources or from an eyewitness
Incident date: 
03.1978 21:00
Permskiy kray

Observation of Sokolova V.A. (TV operator of the Perm Shopping Center studio):

21-22 hours. In this period of time, for several minutes, in the area of the circus and the adjacent square of the city of Perm, a bright orange-yellow ball was observed above the houses. Which emitted a yellowish light in the form of a wide cone, illuminating the roofs of houses and part of the square on which the eyewitness of the unusual phenomenon was located. Moreover, the radiation went only downwards, and did not spread sideways or upwards. In size, the ball was twice or 3 times larger than the disk of the moon.

A shell was observed around the clearly visible core, slightly paler than the core itself. The core was solid without any anomalies. The object is not in a hurry

moving towards R.Kama and disappeared behind her.

The surveillance was conducted by Comrade Sokolov A.N. and two servicemen, who began to argue intensely about something, pointing at the object with their hands. Sokolov was too shy to approach them and find out, or ask, what it was. It was frosty, there was snow and low dense clouds.


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


This category includes not only pyrotechnic projectiles visible in the sky, but also traces of exploded projectiles, their fragments and other similar activities. 

Pyrotechnics is a branch of technology related to the technology of preparing combustible compounds and burning them to obtain a certain signal or effect.

Divided into:

Booster, the rocket and tracks

For UFOs often take stages of rockets, parts of space ships burning in the atmosphere, the launches of various missile technology for military purposes, etc., and traces from them. They attract attention mostly in the dark, but in the day time have a greater aura of mystery.

Formation of the track of the launch vehicle occurs in the tropopause (the layer between the troposphere and stratosphere), which sharply reduced the vertical temperature gradient. The emergence of the so-called "jellyfish" influenced by water vapor, which are subject to enhanced condensation.


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