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UFO. Russia

ID #1720610891
Added Wed, 10/07/2024
Author July N.

Initial data

Initial information from sources or from an eyewitness
Incident date: 
23.02.1999 19:10

This kind of sensation took place on February 23, when the residents of the village of Nickel and the military personnel of the nearest outposts witnessed an enchanting spectacle for one hour.

At 19 hours and 10 minutes, two bright parallel beams of light directed towards the ground emanated from an unidentified object, motionless above the ground.

At 20 hours and 20 minutes, the object began to move away until it disappeared from the field of view and from the instruments of the military


This UFO phenomenon was registered by our locators, who are monitoring

the boundaries of the northern border. According to their testimony, the object was located at a distance of 200 kilometers from the observation site and at an altitude of 50 kilometers.

Since this is already the territory of Finland, our services have removed it from control.


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

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.


Rocket launches (from

  • Site: Vandenberg AFB, California (USA) Vehicle: Delta-7920-10 Payload: ARGOS (P91-1) Øerstedt Sunsat (OSCAR 35, SO 35)


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