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Re: A 'Squadron' Of UFOs Over Turkey Were Leonids

From: Cinde Costello <MUFONSBCO.nul>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 00:37:55 EST
Archived: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 16:04:24 -0500
Subject: Re: A 'Squadron' Of UFOs Over Turkey Were Leonids


>From: Erol Erkmen <andromeda.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2002 18:25:43 +0200
>Subject: A 'Squadron' Of UFOs Over Turkey Were Leonids

>Turkish UFO Researchers
>Dismiss Sightings As Meteor Shower

>In an e-mail report to UFO UpDates filed by Turkey UFO and
>Paranormal Events Research Organization [TUVPO], the multiple
>sightings of bright flying objects seen in that country on
>November 1 have been identified as belonging to the Leonid
>Meteor Shower, which peaks this month sometime between November
>17 and 20.

>Members of TUVPO's Afyon branch followed up on both the
>sighting reports filed by the pilots of four aircraft in the
>vicinity at that time of the incident, and additional
>eyewitness sightings from cities that included Antalya,
>Balikesir and Afyon.

>http://www.tuvpo.com/124.jpg (147 Kb.)

>Photographs were obtained of the event, including this one taken
>by Halil Yalcin, and these have been examined by the scientific
>advisers of TUVPO, plus Prof. Dr. M.E.Ozel and Dr.Hafez Keypour,
>of the Turkish National Observational House.

>As a result of these findings, TUVPO has closed its file on this
>event.


Hello Mr. Erkmen,

Can you please tell me how it was you arrived so quickly to the
conclusion that these objects, which the four separate pilots
saw on November 1st, were Leonids?

The Earth doesn't even enter the Leonid Debris Stream until
November 14th. The total run of the Leonid Streams are from
November 14 to November 20, peaking on the midnight/morning
of the 19th.

Perhaps you should re-open your event file?


Sincerely,

Cinde Costello

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