From: Diana Cammack <cammack.nul> Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:33:07 +0200 Archived: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 07:14:13 -0400 Subject: Re: YouTube Channel seeingUFOsPA >From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul> >To: post.nul >Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 14:13:57 -0400 (EDT) >Subject: Re: YouTube Channel seeingUFOsPA >>From: J. Maynard Gelinas <j.maynard.gelinas.nul> >>To: post.nul >>Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 15:02:34 -0400 >>Subject: Re: YouTube Channel seeingUFOsPA >>I think the conversion to tinyurl wiped out my original link in >>that post. It now goes to a different YouTube video than the one >>I intended, I think because it linked to the YouTube channel >>and not the specific video. This should be the correct link: >>http://tinyurl.com/33j4ryg >>Following up, >>I've emailed a Mr. John Ventre, who is listed as the MUFON >>director in Pennsylvania, about reports that he had gone to her >>house and conducted an investigation. He replied that while >>MUFON has a policy of not releasing official reports and >>conclusions to the public, he did go to visit her home and spent >>two hours there. He stated that he, "spent 2 hrs with her and >>only saw planes...." >My guess: airplane with headlights traveling toward her at >nearly constant altitude, that passes her and continues onward >to he right, eventually reaching such a low angular elevation >that it is lost in the trees. >The initial direction of the hypothetical plane was just to its >left of traveling directly toward her, or, from her perspective, >it was traveling in a direction that would make it pass just to >her right. >It may have made a slight left turn just before it reached the >maximum angular elevation at the time it started to move rapidly >rightward on the video. >Airplane headlights, when viewed head on can be seen for miles, >maybe 20 miles or more. When viewed with night vision device >they can "bloom out" (overexpose) even when miles away. >At 180 mph or 3 miles per minute, if seen when 20 miles away >would take 6 minutes to get close - if going more slowly, would >take longer, if going more rapidly would take less -) which can >explain why the light was seen for so long. >I have seen head-on airplane lights and have been 'astounded' at >how long it can take for the plane to 'reveal' itself by >appearing to turn and move away. >Note that if a plane moves toward you at constant altitude its >initial angular elevation will be low - e.g. 2 miles up, 20 >miles away is about 6 deg elevation and as it approaches the >angular elevation will increase, i.e., at 2 miles up and 2 miles >distance the angle is 45 deg. >Initially the increase in angular elevation will be very slow, >but as the poane approaches the angular elevation will increase >more and more rapidly until it reaches its maximum angular >elevation. >In this video the light initially very slowly creeps upward, but >then the angular elevation increases rapidly to a maximum value >about the time the flashing begins. Then it moves across her >field of view and the angular elevation drops again as it moves >away. As the sound of an aircraft going overhead would be obvious to the camera person, your analysis means that this is a deliberate fake, not simply a misperception of lights in the sky. If correct, that changes the nature of the case altogether. Diana Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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