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Re: SEDENA And The Mexican UFO Question - Booth

From: Billy Booth <Ufocasebook.nul>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 21:42:41 EDT
Fwd Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 06:40:33 -0400
Subject: Re: SEDENA And The Mexican UFO Question - Booth

>From: Scott Corrales <lornis1.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 09:44:22 -0400
>Subject: SEDENA And The Mexican UFO Question

Some info you might find interesting:

I rec'd this email today from my friend, Kim Shaffer, State
Director of MUFON, Tennessee East.


Hey B J,

Mexican UFO's caught on FLIR
(possible answer to the de-bunkers)

For those who do not understand what FLIR or forward looking
infrared is and a possible way of answering all the debunkers is
just this.

From my Army days, we used infrared as a way of seeing in the
darkness. For those who do not understand what "IR" is, well
it's easy. Everything that is not frozen at absolute zero has an
"IR" signature. The more heat emitted from anything, the
brighter the "IR" signature or picture. For example, the clouds
in the Mexican Air Force video, using a bad guess as a
reference, say are at 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Watch the video and
see the dim but viewable clouds? Note the brightness of the
clouds. This is the "IR" or thermal signature for that
hypothetical temperature.

Now, the objects in the video appear as brilliant, almost like
light emissions from an electrical light source. This "IR"
signature is possible in the hundreds but not tens of thousands
of degrees that "ball lightning" would be. For those of us who
have seen a lightning strike thru "IR" find the suggestion of
"ball lightning" a laughable and ridiculous debunking attempt.

Weather balloon theory? Helium in a suspended radiosonde device
(balloon) will be near the same temperature as the outside air.
The "IR" signature would be nearly, if not completely invisible,
looking like the background sky. (It is not "heat" in a helium
filled balloon that makes it float)

Also, the debunkers have said that the objects were "gas".
Common sense tells us that there is no such thing as hot "gas"
moving at high speed in the atmosphere. Again, a ridiculous
attempt to debunk.

Why is this relevant? Easy, the FLIR camera is a calibrated
instrument. It was set up by its manufacturer to register
thermal radiation sources at certain, probably "assigned"
temperatures. The video can be analyzed by the maker of this
FLIR device and a true temperature of the objects in the clip
can be determined. Why has no one suggested this? Knowing as
little as I do about Infrared, I feel this is a possible answer
to the de-bunkers. Have the video analyzed by the FLIR
technicians that calibrated the device. We will then have an
approximate thermal reading on the objects. Then, armed with
this data, the debunkers will crawl under their rocks.

Hope this helps us find a few realistic answers.

Best Regards,
Kim Shaffer
State Director, MUFON Tn. (East)


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