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Re: Filer's Files #25 - 2002

From: Bob Young <YoungBob2@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 20:59:57 EDT
Fwd Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 05:07:33 -0400
Subject: Re: Filer's Files #25 - 2002


 >From: George A. Filer <Majorstar@aol.com>
 >To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
 >Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 09:45:25 EDT
 >Subject: Filer's Files #25 - 2002

<snip>

 >PENNSYLVANIA ERRATICALLY MOVING STAR

 >GETTYSBURG -- Also on Saturday, June 1, 2002, a third year
 >medical student and her boyfriend were lying on a blanket on the
 >Gettysburg Battlefield just up the hill from her former college.
 >At 10:00 PM, the witnesses noticed that lights or stars were
 >moving around the sky past a tall lookout tower. "The object
 >appeared to be a star moving at first in a straight line for
 >several inches (if you held a 12" ruler at arm's length) that
 >then would stop, then accelerate foreword three times in short
 >bursts. They then made a zigzag pattern at incredible speeds."
 >He said, "My girlfriend also saw it, but did not want to believe
 >that it might be a UFO. I am an electrician from Pittsburgh,
 >and yes both of us were sober. Thanks to Peter Davenport at the
 >National UFO Reporting Center, http://www.ufocenter.com. >>

George, List:

This is obviously a garden veriety example of autokinetic motion
of the eye muscles. For an example, go outside tonight as soon
as it's dark and if the sky is clear look to the West for
brilliant Venus. Stare at it for a minute or so and you will see
the famous "falling leaf effect" of the last Allen Hynek. For
moving aircraft of satellites, this often appears as though the
object just stops, or sometimes reverses direction.

Clear skies,

Bob Young


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