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Posted 26 August 2014 - 03:27 PM

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Mystery glow over the Pacific Ocean: Pilots left baffled by strange orange and red lights spotted in the dead of night

    Strange lights have been spotted near the Russian peninsula of Kamchatka
    The sighting was made by pilots flying from Hong Kong to Alaska
   The glow came about 20 minutes after a vertical lightning bolt was seen
    Dutch pilot van Heijst ruled out squid-fishing-boats as the origin
    He says the cause may have been an underwater volcano
    An ongoing investigation is taking place to find out what happened

Dutch pilot JPC van Heijst explained on PBase how, five hours into the ten-hour flight, they spotted an intense flash of light like a lightning bolt, directed vertically up in the distance.

This was then followed by a deep red and orange glow 20 minutes later.

And the experience left van Heijst somewhat perturbed, owing to the lack of an explanation for what happened.

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 03:56 PM

This planet is truly amazing. I think that given the location of the plane inside the ring of fire, the volcano idea is a pretty good place to start. I'm looking forward to seeing what the investigation turns up on this. Thanks for posting this, it was a very interesting read.


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Posted 26 August 2014 - 04:01 PM

Truly amazing! :)

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 06:57 PM

Underwater volcano is the first thing I thought of also.

Pictures are amazing.

A true Unexplained Mystery at this point.

Edited by DieChecker, 26 August 2014 - 07:02 PM.

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:06 PM

Curious. The military exploded a hypersonic weapon test vehicle a minute or so after launch after detecting an anomaly from their Kodiak test facility at 4AM local time on the 25th.


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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:10 PM

A volcano seems like a good candidate except for one thing, Any lava that bright near the sea surface would be belching steam and ash from the sea surface, I see none in the photos.

This one really is a mystery. I think you can rule out bioluminescent, most sea organisms produce green light and it's rather dim by comparison. Perhaps lightning set off some methane gas bubbling up from the sea floor, but that supposedly has a blue flame. Very creepy when you see the photos.


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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:20 PM

Pilots see the craziest sh!t :lol:

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:25 PM

Love a story like this !!

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 07:31 PM

Reminds me of a book called Out of the Deeps, by John Wyndham. It's about an alien aquatic race that begins colonizing out deep ocean trenches and comes into conflict with the land dwelling humans they had hitherto been unaware of.

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 08:56 PM

Cthulhu

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 10:21 PM

Wow. Mother Nature sure is amazing at times.


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Posted 26 August 2014 - 10:28 PM

View Postbobb73, on 26 August 2014 - 08:56 PM, said:

Cthulhu

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Nah, that is sickly yellowish green light. :alien:

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 11:20 PM

The idea of a volcano seems off because of the size of the area that glows. That would be a pretty big volcano. You'd think such a large flow would be registered by seismic stations.


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Posted 27 August 2014 - 12:57 AM

Submerged SHIELD Helicarrier?

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 01:35 AM

View Postbobb73, on 26 August 2014 - 08:56 PM, said:

Cthulhu

Cthulhu
"That is not dead which can eternal lie, and with strange eons even death may die."

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