UFO believers see another object orbiting the Sun

UFO Spaceship Orbiting the Sun, or a Camera Glitch?.

UFO hunters have spotted a curious object near the sun in a new NASA image. It is, in the words of a blogger for the website Gather, “what looks like a metallic, jointed spaceship with a gigantic extension, perhaps a boom arm, anchored off its lower end.”

According to Nathan Rich, lead ground systems engineer in the NRL’s solar physics branch, the “spaceship” is merely a collection of streaks left by cosmic rays, charged particles from space, which whizzed through the camera’s sensor, or CCD, as the image was taken.


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DN does NOT recommend Gather as a reliable source of news. It’s typically more like mystery mongering in order to get hits. And, they got creative with this still picture. But, people do go there and may believe these extreme interpretations have merit.Mr. Rich’s explanation sounds much more plausible than the UFO/alien spaceship theory.

Here’s a video showing the sun orbiting object:

Here’s a previous story about another UFO gulping up solar power! This is getting to be a trend… UFO buffs finding something mysterious and alien when it really is more like rather interesting.

  1 comment for “UFO believers see another object orbiting the Sun

  1. Massachusetts
    April 27, 2012 at 6:02 PM

    Honestly when I ran the video I thought there was a scratch or something on my screen. It appeared to me at least to stay perfectly still. The magnified view was much more interesting. But it’s another one of those ambiguous shapes that could be almost anything, and therefore is probably nothing.

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