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Re: New Phoenix LIghts Book - Maccabee

From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 19:18:58 -0500
Fwd Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2004 09:33:16 -0500
Subject: Re: New Phoenix LIghts Book - Maccabee

>From: Josh Crockett <thirdeyeching.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 08:50:20 EST
>Subject: New Phoenix LIghts Book

>The Inside Story of the Mysterious Lights over Phoenix

>On the evening of March 13, 1997, Lynne Kitei, M.D., looked
>out her bedroom window over Phoenix and saw something that would
>change her life.

>Strange lights appeared in the sky over the nighttime city.
>Amber orbs in formation. It was a massive triangular array of
>lights moving silently but in unison as though they were
>connected. Many people throughout Phoenix and across the state
>of Arizona saw them.

>.Optical illusion? Unlikely. Military aircraft? That's what the >
>U.S. government wanted her to think. UFOs? That's what her
>evidence and subsequent years of careful research, interviews,
>and documentation, including photographic proof, strongly
>suggest. The result is The Phoenix Lights, a sober, well-
>researched account, both personal and scientific, of the story
>behind the lights, of the theories and cover-ups, the facts and
>denials that surrounded this event.

>Kitei, a well-respected Phoenix physician, had always thought of
>herself as grounded and practical, not one to be taken up with
>new age interests. But her firsthand experience and the
>undeniable reality of the photographs she took changed all that.
>She found herself a key insider in a complex mystery that has
>baffled humanity for centuries. What are UFOs? Who are the
>beings presumed to fly them? What do they want? How does it
>change your life to see one?

>The answers to these questions and more are found in The Phoenix
>Lights. Over the years since the sightings, she's become an
>ardent, tireless researcher into the truth of the Phoenix Lights
>and an advocate for public disclosure by the government about
>the subject of unexplained phenomena.

>More information can be found at the publishers website:


This is a "nice" and rather comprehensive book on the subject of
UFOs and the Phoenx events in particular. Although I am only
briefly mentioned in her book, I spent a lot of time, at her request,
analyzing her sightings, photos and videos, as well as videos
of others that were obtained in March, 1997 and during 1998.

My opinion of the "Phoenix Lights" videos is presented in detail
at my web site:


I concluded, based on accurate triangulation, that the lights
she and others (Krzysten, Riordan) on March 13, 1997 at about 10
PM, videotaped were many tens of miles south of Phoenix, not
over Phoenix.

This also applied to other videos from 1998 that I analyzed.

I discovered that the lights were not perfectly stationary, but
moved downward (falling) and to the left - following a general
atmospheric air flow?

My analysis of the videos does not apply to the 8 to 9 PM event
that involved some huge object that traveled southward over a
considerable distance on March 13.

Her book covers this earlier event in detail, as well as others.
IMHO the 8-9 PM event involved a 'True UFO'. However IMHO, the
10 PM videos show lights that could be flares dropped over a
training range by the Maryland National Guard, about 60-80 miles
south of Phoenix (distance determined by triangulation).

On the other hand, she did have a UFO sighting on Feb. 6, 1995
which involved photos and more. I began studying this in 1998.

Unfortunately, I am not at liberty to discuss what I discovered
about that sighting from photoanalysis.

If I am correct in thinking that the March 13 lights she
videotaped - and others photographed and taped - were actually
flares, then the ironic thing would be that non-UFO sightings
spurred her to write her rather erudite book and to include
mention of the real UFO sighting which she never would have
mentioned publicly had it not been for the Phoenix Lights.

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