From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul> Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:48:39 -0300 Archived: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 17:21:34 -0400 Subject: Re: Was 'First Photographed UFO' A Comet? >Source: UniverseTody.Com >http://tinyurl.com/3dumcbs >October 14, 2011 >Was The 'First Photographed UFO' A Comet? >by Jon Voisey >On August 12th, 1883, Mexican astronomer Joss Bonilla was >preparing to study the Sun at the recently opened Zacatecas >Observatory. However, the Sun's surface was marred by numerous >objects quickly travelling across its disk. Over the course of >the day and the next, Bonilla exposed several wet plates to take >images of the 447 objects he would observe. They weren't >released publicly until January 1st, 1886 when they were >published in the magazine L'Astronomie. Since then, ufologists >have crowed these photographs as the first photographic evidence >of UFOs. The chief editor of L'Astronomie passed the >observations off as migrating animals, but a new study proposes >the observation was due to the breakup of a comet that nearly >hit us. Crowed? And just proposed. huh. No proof either way. Still an anomaly; still unsolved. Don Ledger 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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