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Filer's Files #07-2004

From: George A. Filer <Majorstar.nul>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 02:54:58 EST
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Subject: Filer's Files #07-2004


Filer's Files #07-2004 Skywatch Investigations.
George A. Filer,  Director MUFON Eastern
February 11, 2004, Webmaster: Chuck Warren --
My website is at:  www.georgefiler.com/ 

Life Once Existed On Mars

The purpose of these files is to report the UFO eyewitness and
photo/video evidence that occurs on a daily basis around the
world and in space.  The European Space Agency Shows Blue River
Like Valleys, Australian Scientists Claim There Was Life on
Mars, New York - A Bright Globe Observed, Pennsylvania - Red,
Green and Amber Lights In The Sky, Georgia - Something Rattled
Our Windows, North Carolina - Bright Disc Shaped Object,
Illinois - Strange Craft Hovers Chicago Midway Airport,
Louisiana - Flying Triangle, Texas - Aurora Seen, New Mexico - -
 Abductions Continue, Arizona - Refractive Sphere, Nevada - Disc
Photographed, California - UFOs spotted, Chile - Forty Percent
See UFOs, UK/England - Flying Triangle Disappears, India - A UFO
With Bright Light, Australia - Three Weeks of Bright Lights.
Review of "Behind the Flying Saucers=E2=80=9D 1949.


I'm at the UFO Congress in Laughlin, Nevada having a wonderful
time, but finding it very difficult to send out these files. I
had dinner last night with many of the speakers who all agree
UFOs are here. I sat next to Leah Haley who has told her story
of personal abductions by aliens, and told me about her new book
"Unlocking Alien Closets.=E2=80=9D  Haktan Akdogan told us about
recent UFO sightings in Turkey and his UFO museum. Professor
James McCanney told us about space ships that ride rivers of
electro-magnetic energy through space.

Life once existed on Mars, Australian scientists

Australian scientists believe they have found evidence that life
once existed on Mars.  They have found that microscopic fossils
of primitive bacteria-like organisms in a Mars meteorite match
characteristics of bacteria found in =D8=F8 mud in  Queensland.  The
research is published today in the Journal of Microscopy.

One of the scientists, Dr. Tony Taylor, from the Australian
Nuclear Science and Technology Organization, says he expects his
work will spark intense debate.

"The fossils that we have in the meteorite are the original
material - the only difference is that you need a very high-
 powered electron microscope to image them, to see them, and
basically whenever we find these fossils here on Earth, no one
ever questions they were made by bacteria," he said.  "The only
difference is that it was in a meteorite from Mars."  Dr. Taylor
says he has found enough evidence of life on Mars to warrant a
manned mission to the red planet, and that more samples must now
be collected from Mars for further investigation.

"We've now got enough evidence to warrant a sample retrieval
mission and I believe it's going to be a matter of developing
the technology to get authentic pieces of Mars back here on
Earth, where we can subject them to the really high-tech high
resolution instruments that you can't possibly put on Mars," he
said. http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1033640.htm

New York - A Bright Globe Observed

DEER PARK - Driving west bound on Long Island Expressway on
January 21, 2004, at 5:10 PM, the witness noticed a small
reddish globe glowing between the horizon and Venus around
60,000 feet up. It was a clear sky no clouds, the sun was going
down and the sky was turning colors. This globe would shine
brightly, and streak across (not very far) the sky making a
contrail and then stop. The globe that was glowing red to orange
would disappear. The contrail that it made would dissipate
incredibly fast. Then it appeared again, slightly over from
where it disappeared. It made a glow, drew a contrail and
disappeared after two minutes. Thanks to Peter Davenport
www.ufocenter.com

Pennsylvania - Red, Green and Amber Lights In The Sky

REAMSTOWN - The witness had just awakened at 3:05 AM, on =D8=F8
January 24, 2004, and looked out the window and noticed strange
lights in a row in the western sky. The witness stated, " It was
clear and dark that morning, but I didn't have my glasses on. I
could see the lights all in a row; it looked like a plane in the
dark. It sat there for a moment then started to move. I heard no
sound. There were red, green and amber lights. As it moved away
like a plane would, I saw an airplane fly close by to the
lights. This plane continued over my home. I did hear the second
plane. I wish I had had my glasses on. Thanks to Peter Davenport
www.ufocenter.com

North Carolina - Bright Disc Shaped Object

GREENSBORO - A couple was out on their deck watching how the jet
stream was affecting the speed and direction of airplanes in the
sky on January 24, 2004, at 3:30 PM. They were watching one
plane flying east and one plane flying west and remarking how
much the speed was affected. They saw an extremely bright disc
shaped object in the sky over the PTI airport at a high
altitude. The only thing to compare it to was how Venus has
appeared recently in the night sky. The witness states, "My
girlfriend thought it must be a star and I remarked that it
could possibly be Venus. As we watched, the object appeared to
be getting closer. At the time there were at least six airplanes
visible in the sky and each one was leaving a vapor trail behind
it.

This object was leaving no trail and appeared to be coming
straight down vertically and not horizontally like the
airplanes. The object suddenly seemed to shift direction and
begin to move straight up into the sky. It was getting smaller,
but was still incredibly bright. A small cloud passed in front
of the object, but the object was still clearly visible through
the cloud, when suddenly it just blinked out. When the cloud
passed, nothing was there anymore, leaving us at a loss for what
it could have been. The cloud was small, and there was no way it
could have gone in any direction but straight up, without us
seeing where it went. Thank=D8=F8 s to Peter Davenport
www.ufocenter.com

Georgia - Something Rattled Our Windows

NORCROSS - The witness reports, "My husband and I were sitting
in our living room when we heard a helicopter flying very low,
on January 24, 2004, at 9:30 PM, so we jumped up to see if there
was a search light, maybe it was a police helicopter.=E2=80=9D Then we
saw what looked a lot like a bright star moving rather quickly
across the sky, but it's motions were mechanical, not like a
shooting star since there was no tail, and it did not aim down,
but the chopper seemed to be following it. We ran out to the
front and barely saw the chopper in the distance. Thanks to
Peter Davenport www.ufocenter.com

Illinois - Strange Craft Hovers Chicago Midway Airport

CHICAGO - Three witnesses saw something in the sky on January
24, 2004, at about 7:30 PM in the Midway Airport Area over
Narragansett Avenue. - It was on a cold Saturday evening. One of
the witnesses saw a strange looking craft, just hovering over to
the southwest, near the moon and a bright star. He said, "The
strange craft was way bigger than a huge jet plane, and it had
three enormous lights blinking in alternate patterns. It had
hovered in the same spot for about five minutes without moving
anywhere, but as soon as another person walked up to ask a quick
question, the strange looking craft just vanished into thin air.
Thanks to Peter Davenport www.ufocenter.com

DOWNERS GROVE - On Thursday, January 22, 2004, at 5:30 PM, the
witness was standing on his deck and observed a glowing white
light, moving ENE at approximately 15,000 feet altitude. The
size of the light was estimated as the size of a pencil eraser
held at arm's length. The light was similar to those I have seen
in the past. The witness lives underneath a major air corridor
directly south of O'Hare and directly west of Midway airports in
suburban Chicago. Southbound aircraft departing O'Hare were
operating in the area at 5000-7500 feet, and westbound aircraft
departing Midway wer=D8=F8 e also in the area, flying over the
O'Hare traffic.

The object was above both flight paths, and flew high over an
MD-80 aircraft departing O'Hare. The object didn't have any red
and green running lights, or white anti-collision strobes, or
landing lights normally seen on aircraft in this area. It
entered my vision from above and decelerated and stopped moving,
about two miles downrange of my position. Then, the object
blinked out, and after a second, rapidly reappeared as a star-
like object and accelerated upward at an angle resembling a
curve ball thrown by a baseball pitcher, only upwards. The
witness states, "I have seen this type of object in the Chicago
area, several times in the past two years. It decelerates,
hovers and accelerates at an angle with amazing speed. It was
ABSOLUTELY NOT an aircraft, as I am quite familiar with
aircraft, having worked as an airline executive.=E2=80=9D Thanks to
Peter Davenport www.ufocenter.com

Louisiana - Flying Triangle

DERIDDER - On January 21, 2004, 7:50 PM, three witnesses
spotted something weird, and their dog started barking. The
witness noticed a flying triangle with red lights on the points
and white lights in the middle in the western sky over Deridder.
It was hovering and the air force planes were flying around it.
I called my dad and told him to look at it. l just wanted to ask
people what is going on? Thanks to Peter Davenport
www.ufocenter.com

Texas - Aurora

Last night I believe I witnessed the super secret Aurora
aircraft or similar "V" shaped aircraft fly over my house at a
very low altitude. The arrangement of the lights, sound of the
engine and the contrails were like no other aircraft I have ever
observed. Even my 9 year old could hear the difference from
other jets. He came flying out of the house thinking it was a
UFO. I live just outside San Antonio, Texas and it was a
perfectly clear moonlit night. I understand the aircraft could
have 3 possible power plants (power plants unknown) and=D8=F8 the
information I obtained from my observations last night could
narrow that down, or point to another type of propulsion if it
was the Aurora. It had very strange contrails. I know the
information I have would be useful to someone interested in
"Aurora project/black aircraft" especially the contrails
observed afterwards. Thanks to Steven

New Mexico - Abductions Continue

ROSWELL - Judie writes, "We retired this summer, and have our
twin grandsons, we are raising, here for their senior year.=E2=80=9D
With in weeks I was working at the museum. I just love it. You
would not believe where the people come from and how far they
travel to get information on UFO's. EXCEPT the President of the
U.S. ignored us.  We were prepared with cameras, but if he
stopped, it would be acknowledging they do exist, I guess. I
still have no idea why I am here, but I guess when they are
ready for me to know, I will. I am commenting on the gal who
said it runs in families... My grandmother recently contacted a
friend who is a physic. She called me at almost 10 at night to
talk. One thing she said was that one of my twins is 6th
generation of abductee's. That is correct. At 3 or 4 years he
was doing alien writings. I asked the aliens to stop till he
was at least a teenager. One night we were out of town and he
got very agitated, grabbed a piece of paper and wrote about
danger on the way home. YES - A gunman pulled up behind us on
the way home, as Josh wanted to do a potty call. The abductions
continue, the latest being 3 days ago. Thanks to Judie

Nevada - Disc Photographed

LAS VEGAS - The witness writes, "We took photos of New York,
New York Hotel at 8:30 AM, on January 21, 2004, and upon
developing the photos, a disc shaped object appeared in picture.
Thanks to Peter Davenport www.ufocenter.com

Arizona - Refractive mirror like Sphere observed

SAINT JOHNS - The witness was burning some wood debris near his
home, 15 miles NE of town at about 9 AM on January 30, 2004.
The witness states, "I saw, about 100 yards away, a perfect
sphere about 5 or 6 foot across, hovering 75 yards off the
ground, and it was moving very slow. It appeared to be
observing from a distance. I walked towards the sphere and it
changed direction and as I compensated, it changed direction
again. Here is the important point. I don't think; I was
supposed to see the sphere because it was almost cloaked with
the background. The closest I could come to describing this, was
that it refracted the light almost as if you were looking at a
mirror ball in water. When it became obvious that I could see it
in contrast to the sky by walking directly at it, the craft made
several slow evasive moves, and then dropped away and down
towards the ground and a bush. Then I could not distinguish it,
because there was no contrast to the ground and bush. I was
unable to discern it at this point and lost my view of it. This
event lasted about five minutes." Thanks to Jeff Rense and Peter
Davenport www.ufocenter.com

California - Humming, Bright Green Mass Of Light

SAN DIEGO --My friend saw a green cigar shaped light on a cloudy
night, January 24, 2004, at 7:40 PM. She called me and our
other friend outside. We all watched it for 5 minutes as it
disappeared and reappeared a couple of times, remaining at the
same spot. The green light was incredibly bright and of a color
very phosphoric. It did not have any source, or a tail. It was
just like a mass of green light in the sky. It was quite high,
probably as far as Venus. We weren't able to see it again, as it
got cloudier. Thanks to Peter Davenport

DESERT HOT SPRINGS - The roaring repeating humming noise was
eerie. In 58 years, I have never heard such a low heartbeat
sound EVER. The witness states, " I was in our home office on
January 21, 2004, at 6:50 PM, and the sliding door was open,
when I heard a low humming, pulsating like a heartbeat, from
outdoors. Hum, hum, and hum like it was alive. It was like
an underground motor. I went outdoors and it stopped. We
overlook Palm Springs, CA about 1500 feet above the valley floor
with desert hills behind us. It was dark. I went to the east
side of house and heard a chopper, but did not see that either.
Then north of the house, with my husband, we both saw a solid
red light faster than an airplane, cross the sky from east to
west. I called my neighbor and she said she heard it. The
vibration shook her refrigerator shelves down. In 30 years, she
has never heard or felt anything like it. I sensed the
helicopter was chasing it.

SAN FRANCISCO - A small unidentifiable aircraft, at low
elevation, with two to three different colored lights
(red/white), was observed on January 26, 2004, 11:03 PM. It was
flying at very low speed, without FAA registration id, located
from my vantage point in my apartment at 1960 Fulton Street. It
flew at a SW-NE direction at an altitude of about 600 feet. I
lost visual aircraft contact level with Gillson Hall on USF
campus. It had an odd lower trajectory over a crowded
metropolitan area - morphed from single engine aircraft to
irregular lighting pattern. At a certain point this aircraft was
very identifiable to me as a small single engine Cessna-type
aircraft. However, it flew in a rather odd trajectory with the
only identifiable features being an alternating red and white
flashing light. I have spent some time gathering info to report
to the FAA. Thanks to Peter Davenport www.ufocenter.com

Chili - Mayor of San Jose de Maipo states: 40% OF LOCALS HAVE
SEEN UFOS IN THE CORDILLERA

In January alone over 10 UFO sightings have been reported. No
one knows why they appear, but the fact is that strange lights
cross the area regularly, to the extent that residents of Caj=C3=B3n
del Maipo consider it a normal occurrence.

SANTIAGO, JANUARY 28 - So frequent are the sightings of
phenomena over the skies of Cajon del Maipo that local residents
consider it part of their daily routine. Oscar Farias lives in
the Las Vertientes sector and both he and his wife Maritza
Valero have repeatedly seen UFOs in the Pre-Cordillera.

"We've seen truly surprising spheres and flying saucers. Only
two weeks ago, with my cousin and around 8 am, we saw a silver
saucer in the El Alto del Canelo sector, moving at average speed
and losing itself in the west." Patricia Aros, 37, works for a
service corporation and claims having seen strange lights in the
higher reaches of Caj=C3=B3n del Maipo on a regular basis: "Its
common to see large and small lights moving over this area. I no
longer fear them. We aren't alone in this immense universe and
if these otherworldly beings wanted to harm us they would've
done so already. I think we should be mentally prepared for what
is going to happen in the future. Who knows if tomorrow human
civilization will definitely establish contact with beings from
other worlds?"

So recurrent is the phenomenon that even San Jose de Maipo's
current mayor, Miguel Marquez Olivares, witnessed a "film
worthy" close encounter when he was literally assaulted by a
UFO.

"On that occasion I was in the Del Ingenio sector driving my
pickup truck with my family and group of friends when we
suddenly saw an oval shape vehicle issuing multi-hued lights of
great intensity as it hovered over the hills. Suddenly, in a
matter of seconds, the strange object took off and hovered above
us, killing my truck's engine. It lit up a radius of four
kilometers with an intense white light, which could be seen as
far off as the town of San Gabriel. The experience was truly
intense even though it lasted no more than a minute, because
from one moment to another the light shut itself off and the
phenomenon vanished."

According to the functionary, "40% of the locals have seen UFOs
over the Andean Cordilelra, or rather, have had experiences
involving strange-looking lights and craft. Even the drovers
discuss their furtive encounters with scintillating luminous
phenomena that frighten the  cattle and horses alike." Thanks
to Scott Corrales, Institute of Hispanic Ufology (IHU). For the
translation.

UK/England - Flying Triangle Disappears

LONDON - On January 24, 2004, at 2 PM, a married couple saw
three red lights in a triangle shape flying over. As it got
closer, it flew lower and my wife and I both saw it, so we drove
to see if there was anything there. When we got there, there
was nothing to see. But it was very real! This happened in
London England (Hackney). Thanks to Peter Davenport
www.ufocenter.com

Germany - A Flash Of Light That Lit The Entire Sky

BABENHAUSEN - Standing in formation, 84 soldiers all witnessed
a flash in the sky on January 22, 2004, at 6:25 AM. The sky was
clear and NO lightning was present, although it could have just
been an electrical disturbance in the atmosphere, but I'm not
really certain. The ENTIRE sky lit up. Usually when lightning
bolts strike, you can see a path, but this was NOT a lightning
bolt. The flash appeared for two seconds and vanished. All the
soldiers in formation just looked at each other and scratched
their heads. Although the area is in the flight path of aircraft
landing at Frankfurt International Airport, there were NO
aircraft in the area at the time of the flash. Thanks to Peter
Davenport www.ufocenter.com

India - A UFO With Bright Light

BILASPUR - It was the day when I attended my friend's birthday
party on January 21, 2004, at 8:15 PM, and I was going to my
home with my friend. I left my friend at his house, I looked in
the sky and saw between the trees a triangular shape ship with
bright brown light. I saw it for only 5 seconds. Thanks to
Peter Davenport www.ufocenter.com

Australia - Three Weeks of Bright Color Changing Spheres

CARNARVON GORGE - The witness has seen spheres flying low over
the gorge for three weeks and was able to film some activity
with their handy cam on January 25, 2004, at 7:30 PM. The object
flew slowly west until dispersing  over the mountains. There
was no engine noise when the object was hovering. The observer
continued to drive, and half an hour later saw a similar object
moving up on the left side, again stopped to film, and this
vehicle /object started to move away. The observer returned home
2-3hrs later and saw a bright light in the sky changing color,
and got video footage of it changing colors. The next night he
saw more than one spread out across sky. He has been witnessing
this for three weeks now with little change. Sometimes they move
around, some stay in same spot. He caught one last night giving
off all colors from the down side of craft, then the light
pulled in and changed to the up side of the craft. He has tried
to film stars on the camcorder, but it won't pick them up. When
directed at these objects it picks them up. One light is just to
the right of Orion. Thanks to Peter Davenport www.ufocenter.com

Behind The Flying Saucers Review

Chris Evans who authored "Alien Conspiracy: Unraveling the
UFO/Alien Mystery stated in the MUFON UFO Journal Oct 2003,
that the famous Dr. Gee in Frank Scully's book "Behind The
Flying Saucers was actually the eminent magnetic scientist
Dr. Walter Russel (1871-1963) and much in this book is true.

I had always felt this was a basically factual book because
Scully had met with the first hand witness to at least two UFO
crashes. The book discussed that three flying saucers were found
on this continent and a fourth on the Sahara Desert. Scully and
Dr. Gee (Russel) were driving to Phoenix early in the summer of
1949, and heard a radio news report of a flying saucer and
Scully asked Dr. Russel about them. "Too bad we weren't
associated before, he said. "I could have worked you into the
project of the first one we were called in to examine. It
landed down near Aztec, New Mexico. I got a call and flew down
from Denver in three hours. He started, to tell the details
of two saucers the research magnetic scient ist had personally
seen, examined, checked on, and researched. Dr. Gee might show
us some of the things that had been taken off one flying
saucer=E2=80=94some small disks of a metal unknown to this earth, a
tiny radio which operated under principles quite unknown to our
engineers, a strange cloth, some gears and other small things
which he could carry with him, and which he had taken off one of
the ships for research, after he found members of the Air Force
picking off pieces just for souvenirs.

Showing no feeling whatever that he was airing confidences which
might be violated, he answers all sorts of question concerning
the possible origin of the flying saucers and how they might
have got to this earth from another planet, and, more important
to his mind, how they could have got back to where they came
from. The smallest detail, which a woman might bring up, about
the interior of the cabin of the flying saucer, matters of
water, food, clothing, were quietly explained just a s one might
describe the furniture of his own home. His knowledge of
magnetic energy was as far ahead of us as, say, the knowledge of
atomic-energy scientist mush have been to the average person,
snip. It means more because the geophysicist said he had checked
over two of the saucers and believed they were driven, not by
fuel, jet, turbojet, or even athodyds, but by magnetic power and
that due to certain metals not found on the this earth but found
on the saucers, he suspected the space ships were from another
planet. In fact he ridiculed the idea of anything getting even
as far as the moon on jet propulsion or anything like it.

Before he left he promised us he would show us small parts of
one of the saucers on his next trip from Phoenix. A radio had
him particularly baffled. It had no tubes, no aerials, and no
wires. He guessed the cabin must have been its antenna. He was
trying to rig up a substitute antenna. He could hear a high
singsong note 15 minutes past the hour. However, the d ial was
so micro metrically keyed it was difficult to stay on the wave.
He was thinking of setting up something like a block-and-fall,
which permits a clumsy hand to lift a heavy object. Anyway he'd
take it along. Wasn't much bigger than a king-sized cigarette
package. He said he regretted the ship was dismantled this way
but the Army seems to breed souvenir hunting as it does rank.
When he saw what was happening he grabbed a few things himself,
not to put in his trophy cabinet but to use for research.
(Snip) In time we saw all those things all except the jacket.
We examined the radio, their gears, and the film. Then began
the reign of error. Air Force closed Project Saucer and went
underground. All were told to forget what they knew;
"Hallucinations became a routine answer. "Psycho " became
the veiled threat. Everybody shut up but the people. " Behind
The Flying Saucers Pages 38 to 41.

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