Files #50 -- 2000, MUFON Skywatch Investigations
George A. Filer, Director, Mutual UFO Network Eastern
December 18, 2000, Sponsored by Electronic Arts; Webmaster
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UFO reports are few as UFO aircrews get ready for a MERRY CHRISTMAS.
come in from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Texas,
Scotland, and Poland
ARE UFOs THE CLOUDS, ANGELS AND HEAVEN OF THE BIBLE?
At Christmas time it might be rewarding to review ancient manuscripts
have resulted in most of the Western World celebrating Christmas.
know, the basis for all Christian religion is the Bible and we shouldn't
forget that the first five books in the Bible are the Torah which
basis for Judaism. I'm well aware that many scientific readers feel
UFOs have nothing to do with religion, but lets look at what the
written over two thousand years ago actually says. For example,
angels are sent to watch over you. You have a choice to ignore this
information, or to accept its full meaning. We know the Torah and
are filled with references to angels, clouds, and heaven. The key
understanding the true meaning of the Bible is to define the important
that might be related to UFOs, so I looked up some key words in
Bible Dictionary" that is considered the best dictionary for 'defining
Bible and clarifying unfamiliar names, places and objects.' Merrell
Th.D., Ph.D., plus several other scholars wrote this dictionary
their life time of studies. Unger defines Angel: "In its most common
Scripture the word angel designated certain spiritual and superhuman
who are introduced to us as messengers of God." Angels appear most
frequently and conspicuously in connection with coming and ministry
Lord. They are personal, sinless, immortal beings, existing in great
and in close relation not only with individual men but also with
of God's kingdom. It is clear that Satan and his fallen angels (demons)
created sinless and later fell." Another scholar who personally
spent over a
100,000 hours of study and 43 years of searching is Finnis Jennings
his family. "Dake's Annotated Reference Bible" tells us angels have
similar to men, eat, walk, fight, wrestle, fly and have intellectual
and passions similar to men but come from heaven. Angels are mentioned
times in the Bible and almost all are stories that relate to helping
spiritually and morally.
Unger defines Heaven as follows, "Scripture evidently specifies
since 'the third heaven' is revealed to exist and it is logical
that a third
heaven cannot exist without a first and second heaven." The first
apparently refers to the atmospheric heavens of the birds and clouds.
second heaven may be the stellar spaces. It is the abode of all
angelic beings. The third heaven is the abode of the divine plan
to populate the third heaven. It is called 'Glory' those who enter
perfected forever and made partakers of Christ's fullness, which
fullness and which comprehends the very nature of the Godhead bodily.
apostle John was called into heaven" "Dake's Reference Bible " goes
on to say
heaven like Earth is a material round planet created by God and
dwelling place that has great beauty, clouds, cities, streets, mansions,
inhabitants, temples, chariots, horses, food, animals, armies, wars,
located in the north part of the universe. Men have been taken there
lived for thousands of years." Apparently, angels travel from heaven
Earth aboard a space ship called a 'cloud.'
Cloud: Dr.Unger says, "The allusions to clouds in Scripture, as
their use in symbolical language, can only be understood when we
climate, where there is hardly a trace of cloud from May to the
September. During this season clouds so seldom appear and rains
fail as to seem phenomenal, as was the case with the harvest rain.
are referred to as showing the power and wisdom of God in their
(Psalms 135.6). They are called the clouds of heaven. (Daniel 7-12)
above (Isaiah 24:18) Figuratively the clouds are symbols of armies.
used to signify God's presence." Two thousand years ago birds were
the only flying objects in the sky, therefore anything that was
not a bird
was called a cloud. Birds are only mentioned 27 times in the Bible
single cloud is mentioned 107 times and multiple clouds 49 times.
visited Israel there were no clouds for almost half a year so it
personal feeling that a cloud is another name for Unidentified Flying
flown by angels or messengers. Here are some typical statements
cloud or space ship from the Bible:
And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead
the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, that
travel by day and by night; (Exodus 13:21.13)
The Ten Commandments was brought in a cloud. And the Lord said to
"Lo, I am coming to you in a thick cloud, that the people may hear
speak with you, and may also believe you for ever." (Exodus 19:9.16)
"The Lord rides on a cloud." (Isaiah 19).
The Bible in my opinion is a wonderful book about UFOs and their
the angels. Regarding Christmas story the Bible says, "In the sixth
God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth and a town in Galilee, to
pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David.
virgin's name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, "Greetings
highly favored! The Lord is with you." Mary was greatly troubled
words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. But the
to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God.
You will be
with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the
He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The
will give him the throne of his Father David, and he will reign
house of Jacob forever, his kingdom will never end. "How can this
asked the angel, "since I am a virgin?' The angel answered, The
will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will over shadow
the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God! (Luke 1-verses
35). Two thousand years later, much of world celebrates this birth
the Son of Man at Christmas.
And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power
glory. [Luke 21:27.13]
These extraterrestrial visitors or angels are sent from the Third
aboard amazing craft called clouds in the Bible. These angelic visitors
real according to most of the great historic religious writings
It seems reasonable that the stories are not myths, but are based
visits by messengers, visitors, watchers, ET, angels, or what ever
to call them. They are given credit for bringing gifts such as writing,
morality based on the Ten Commandments to Earth. Thousands of books
been written describing their interactions with Earth. If you visit
great temples and churches around the world, almost all have the
story of an
angel who oversaw their construction. Often there are similar stories
strange UFOs in the sky. Several of my friends claim they were visited
even healed by angels. All that happens in the world may not be
simply be by
chance. Angels may be controlling things more than we suspect. So
when you enjoy Christmas it all started with an angel. Here are
interesting quotes: "For he will command his angels concerning you
you in all your ways.
And when he had said this, as they were looking on, he was lifted
up, and a
cloud took him out of their sight." (Acts 1:9.18)
Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped
in a cloud,
with a rainbow over his head, and his face was like the sun, and
like pillars of fire. Then they heard a loud voice from heaven saying
them, "Come up hither!" And in the sight of their foes they went
up to heaven
in a cloud. (Revelation 10 and 11)
"He (Christ) was still speaking, when lo, a bright cloud overshadowed
and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom
I am well
pleased; listen to him." (Matthew 17) Now that you know some of
definitions of the Bible, where thousands of prophesies have already
full filled it becomes exciting reading. "Have a Merry Christmas!"
NEW YORK UFO SIGHTED
NEW YORK CITY -- Greg T. writes, "I had a sighting of a UFO on December
2000 at 4:15 PM, I went outside my office building for a cigarette,
looking east, above a tall crane and the UPS office building when
I saw a
slow moving object. It was black, and appeared to be very high up
west like a flock of birds flying in a "V" formation. The object
moving and hovered remaining in the same position for about two
shape changed and it looked more like a small black square, with
on its side. I assumed it was a helicopter but it seemed too high
about the size of my pinky finger's nail. It hovered, then moved
again slowly. At this point, I no longer had the feeling I was seeing
something identifiable, and decided that I needed to show someone
else what I
was seeing. I got Phil the porter to come out and have a look. Phil
little bewildered and stared at it, then shrugged his shoulders
inside. As it slowly continued westward, it was approaching the
top of the
crane. There were no smoke or contrails. I noticed a second object
the same as the first. This object didn't move and remained stationary.
first object stopped again, not too far from the second with the
between the two. Mark a coworker came by and I asked him to look
out the objects. He saw them and was as bewildered as I was. We
observed the objects for two more minutes and we agreed they were
helicopters. Mark went into work and I had to return, since I had
for almost 15 minutes. People across the street and Mat another
these bewildering things. Thanks to Greg T and Larry Clark
NEW JERSEY ENCOUNTER GROUP
TRENTON HAMILTON - MUFON's Pat Marcattilio, who is also called Dr.
regularly holds a monthly UFO meeting on the first Wednesday of
the month at
the Hamilton Library. Pat received a half page write up in the Trenton
on November 26. He and President Jimmy Carter shared the front page
Section A. Pat had his first encounter at the age of 22, when he
wife saw a "very bright, bluish white light" in the sky. "All of
it took a right hand turn and shot to the horizon like a bullet
from a gun,"
explains Marcattilio. "Wow we both said, that was no satellite!"
had regular conferences since 1990.
PENNSYLVANIA DANCING LIGHTS
POCONO MOUNTAINS -- Pat Marcatillio provided me with the following
that last August in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania a contractor
building a house in the mountains. He stayed at the property during
night. On a very dark night and he suddenly noticed dancing lights
the woods. He happened to have a camera with him, so he took photos
strange lights. Later when the film was developed it showed six
figures that appeared to be dancing in the woods wearing hoods.
figures were red in color, one was blue, one green and one yellow.
like figures appear to have their arms around each other dancing
in a half
circle. There faces could not be seen. There are similar stories
Leprechauns and other folk dancing in similar ways throughout history.
Thanks to Pat Marcattilio. See www.Filersfiles.com
NEW JERSEY FLYING TRIANGLE?
WALDWICK -- Joe Furando writes that on the evening of November 22,
12:05 PM, I was on my way home to Montvale when I spotted an unusually
light just over the western tree-line. I became concerned when I
how low it was flying. I slowed down and brought the car to a stop
to get a
better look. The shape was triangular and this was NO plane. It
had a low,
quiet jet engine sound almost inaudible over the sounds of the cars
17. It was moving slow, and I got of the car as it flew over head!
flying just over the trees and was a solid triangle, with red and
lights and two closely placed very bright white lights towards the
the craft. It was so close to the ground, I could even make out
bump in the back where it should have been flat like a triangle.
Sheridan Avenue south and directly back toward Waldwick. The double
were striking! Thanks to Joe Furando, [email protected]
OHIO DARK TRIANGULAR OBJECT
OREGON -- I was sitting in my living room Thanksgiving morning watching
when I heard an unusual slow low frequency modulating hum. I looked
the sheer drapes and noticed quite a few lights directly east moving
northbound. When I parted the drapes, I had expected either helicopters
planes, but was stunned by the enormity of the 'one' triangular
object that I
saw. The object was bigger than a football field, had one red light
bottom middle with smaller white lights in each of the corners.
charcoal gray to black and surrounded by a dull orangey faint glow.
slower than stall speed for an aircraft in a northeastern direction.
cleared a radio tower, of which there are several in the direction
headed. The hum sound it emitted was neither a prop, or jet engine
as I am
familiar with both of these. I am a 38 year old music teacher, and
programmed sounds on synthesizers regularly, and relate it to a
modulating frequency with a slow sweeping resonance effect. I used
little time trying to look for a camera, and decided to give up
for one, and step outside to get a better look. By the time I was
it took about 20 seconds to disappear over the northeastern neighborhood
rooftops. The conditions that morning were overcast, and still dark
6:30 AM. Thanks to Kenny Young. [email protected]
LOUISIANA FLYING TRIANGLE
ELM GROVE - on November 27, 2000, a Triangle shaped craft flying
feet altitude, heading northeast was sighted at 10:30 PM by two
It had large with bright white lights on all 'ends' of triangle
smaller red light off-center of object. The husband was ex-military
familiar with various aircraft, but could not identify the object.
object had an extremely loud "droning" sound. The object was the
size of a
thumbnail at arm's length. He was in his office when he heard the
went on back porch to observe. There was an extraordinary amount
air-traffic that day with 'angel hair' falling for good part of
husband and I observed 10 similar triangle craft awhile back and
same. Those craft, also same droning sound, same shape, altitude,
direction heading. The unusual "droning" is what first draws attention.
Never heard similar sound associated with any type aircraft before.
to Peter Davenport NUFORC www.ufocenter.com
TEXAS SKYWATCHER SPOTS TWO UFOs NEAR SPACE SHUTTLE
SONORA -- On Saturday evening, December 9, 2000, Michael Hunter
into the rangeland to observe the International Space Station with
newly-installed 240-foot solar wings and the space shuttle Endeavor
The space station is now the third brightest object in the night
7:10 PM, Hunter reported, while watching the space shuttle that
east, "I noticed two objects moving at a high rate of speed, which
two minutes to go from the southwest to the northeast." They looked
very bright stars, only bright white lights. There was no navigation
flashing lights like on airplanes. I also noticed they did not have
trail behind them like the shuttle. I do not know their altitude,
were much higher than the shuttle because they passed over the white
that the shuttle left behind. "Thanks to: UFO Roundup Vol 5, #50
Editor: Joseph Trainor http://ufoinfo.com/roundup/
Editor's Note: Jeff Challender reports that numerous UFOs have been
taped from the Shuttle Endeavor, STS 97 during the recent rendezvous
International Space Station. It seems likely that whoever is piloting
UFOs are interested in the latest human activities in space. The
speed much greater than the space station or shuttle and often operate
heading in the opposite direction of all manmade space objects.
OKLAHOMA HUGE BLACK FLYING TRIANGLE CRAFT SEEN
YUKON -- Shelley Ritter MUFON field investigator reports, "On December
2000, my friend and I went for a walk at 7:30 PM, when we noticed
black solid triangular shaped craft." It was silently hovering over
45 degrees above the horizon. On the back end of the craft was a
red light that moved from right to left. We ran to my house to grab
binoculars to get a better look. We saw yellow, white, blue and
underneath of this craft, but I couldn't see how the lights were
because of distortion. It started heading east, so we jumped into
and drove to Czech Hall Road but it had disappeared from sight.
It was the
size of a city block square or larger. I have a sketch of what we
night. Thanks to Shelley Ritter [email protected]
CANADA INTERCEPT OF UFO
BRITISH COLUMBIA -- LT. Col Charles D. writes, "I had a very interesting
incident involving a UFO while flying an F-102 in 1958." While on
with the 318th in British Columbia, we scrambled to intercept two
bogies on a
090 degree heading. While being vectored to the location, I observed
light. I was flying on a 270 heading and the light was to my 1300
The light continued towards my aircraft. As it approached, I noticed
light had a fuselage body behind it. Just prior to the light hitting
aircraft it veered to the south. My partner also observed it. After
identifying the two bogies as Canadian civilian aircraft, we returned
base. While positioning my aircraft for final approach, I again
this white light directly ahead of me. I believe the runway we were
was 29 so that would have put the light at about the same heading.
landing, we were debriefed inside the Combat Alert Control (CAC).
told that radar at Blaine Air Force Station also picked up this
(object). I never did find out what it was. Thanks to Charles Candlelite100
SCOTLAND SMOKING GUN UFO FOOTAGE
STIRLING -- Andrew Hennessey writes that, "The best most convincing
hours of UFO camcorder footage was filmed by Brian Macphee just
north of one
of the worlds busiest UFO hotspots. Brian is an accomplished cameraman
filmed it all in broad daylight in good light and on digital video
absolute best with various filters. The incredible footage which
hours of irrefutable silver discs maneuvering in the skies. The
includes glowing orbs, and a detailed close up of a rod shaped UFO.
images are clear. There are several minutes footage of a massive
organic wriggling plasma ship. Angel hair vapor that remains a solid
suspended in the sky even after the vapor trails of passing jets
dispersed. The three hour video will be called UFOs over Scotland.
high resolution digital video in excellent light and weather, filmed
steady hand. Thanks toAndrew Hennessey [email protected]
EDINBURGH CONTRAILS REPORT -
On December 11, 2000, on at least nine RAF fighter jets were observed
in a northerly direction over the Scottish capital at 2:30 PM. The
were at very high altitude emitting short length contrails that
very rapidly. At this time, other 'contrails' or cloud formations
observed. The characteristics which made them so apparent were as
1: The massive sheer size and scale of these formations as opposed
to the jet
fighter contrails. 2: The shape and pattern of these formations
absolutely dissimilar to any other cloud formation in the sky. 3:
unusual formations or contrails were observed to be at an angle
of 90 degrees
to the direction that the aircraft were traveling in. 4: These unusual
formations were at a much lower altitude than the jet contrails,
than the low level normal type of cloud. It should be noted that
aircraft were not traveling in a group or in formation. These were
traveling singularly at intermittent times of approximatly 5 minutes
between observations. No other craft or objects were observed in
during this entire period, which lasted for an hour. There are no
to what happened with these formations, due to daylight rapidly
into night. For comparison, the same area of sky was observed on
12, 2000, and no abnormal activity was seen whatsoever. Conditions:
wind, clear skies, dry, scattered low clouds. Thanks to Michael
POLAND CIGAR SHAPED UFO SIGHTED
LODZ -- Tomasz Wierszaowicz writes that John while driving saw a
December 1, 2000, not far from Warsaw in central Poland. The UFO
shape of a cigar at about three kilometers distant. The large cigar
observed at sunset in a clear sky and no clouds. John could see
reflection of the sun on the object and could see that the object
was in the
shape of a cigar. He stopped his car to watch the object that did
to move. It stayed in the same position in the sky for an extended
He also saw two white streams coming from the object towards the
ground in a
'V' shape. The white streams sometimes were shorter sometimes longer.
expect more detailed information. Thanks to Tomasz Wierszaowicz
THREE NEW WORLDS FOUND
SOUTHERN SKY - A group of southern astronomers have found three
orbiting stars similar to our sun. The three new planets are 150
from Earth. They are the first to be found by the Anglo-Australian
in Australia. One of the new planets is a gas giant, about the size
Jupiter. It is circling Epsilon Reticulum in the 'habitable region'
parent star suggesting liquid water could exist on the planet's
smallest of the newly discovered planets is an object called a "hot
because it sits just six million kilometers from its parent star,
the constellation Sagittarius. The planet, with a mass that's 84
per cent of
our Jupiter, orbits the star in only three days. The third of the
planets is almost twice as massive as Jupiter and circles a star
Ara, in the constellation Altar. The discovery brings the total
known exoplanets to over fifty.
UFOs AND RELIGION
I get numerous letters from peoplewho feel there is a connection
religion and UFOs. Here is a typical letter from Donna B who writes,
started "investigating" and consciously looking for UFO's I asked
God to show
me the way and keep me on the path of truth." I sight UFOs pretty
and have made the statement in web postings that abductees could
over their situation by simply saying no while invoking the name
Christ. I got a lot of laughter and debunking over that one, but
weeks ago, I sighted a UFO in the western sky, so thought I would
myself. After watching it for a few minutes, I said (outloud) "Leave
sight and my atmosphere in the name of Jesus Christ." Immediately,
blinked out. Now my prayers are "How are the UFO phenomena connected
God?" No answers yet. But more and more I am leaning toward the
as human beings, we are part of two worlds -- both the 3D and dimensional
world seen only in our peripheral vision, dreams, etc. and have
the beginning of history. The only difference now is how perception
changed from belief in the "supernatural" to belief in scientific
In my opinion, now is the time for the two to merge into "supernatural
reality". The physical evidence will come when the timing is right.
to Donna B.
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NEW NASA SHUTTLE VIDEO OF UFOs IN SPACE
Jeff Challender has prepared a new tape of various UFOs that were
recent Shuttle video footage. Jeff has noticed that when NASA is
UFOs they have tendency to first zoom in to observe the UFO better
they cut the feed to the outside world. Jeff spends hundreds of
watching the shuttle broadcasts from space. He is now an expert
missions and even those onboard the shuttle are unlikely to see
does. He has gained his experience from watching numerous shuttle
and using Jeff's directions you will be able to learn the difference
space junk, ice crystals and real UFOs. Using his experience you
also learn the difference. One segment has 24 UFOs watching the
space. I feel confident we could go into a court of law and convince
that there are UFOs moving at high speed around the Earth. Send
$25 to: Jeff
Challender 2768 Mendel Way - Sacramento, California 95833-2011
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