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Mysterious black ring filmed over UK

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16-year-old Georgina Heap observed the peculiar phenomenon for three minutes before it disappeared.

The black ring appeared in the sky over Leamington Spa on Friday evening while Georgina was outside playing tennis with her mother.

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^This.

Edited by AZDZ
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Wow ! Looks like you've solved it, seeder.

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One of the pictures from seeders link

VO-RI-09.jpg

exactly what was filmed.

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Vortex rings... heres a page about them incl loads more images if you scroll down

http://www.caelestia...ringvortex.html

This is so cool!

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I remember seeing one of these in a book when I was kid; over a series of six or so pictures the entire thing eventually filled in with a cloud. The book was trying to push it as a UFO and to be fair it was rather otherworldly. I have no idea how much was know about these events at the time.

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Here's a couple of possibilities as well...

From the youtube OP comments

"While having a drink outdoors at Pint on Milwaukee, we looked up to see a ton of smoke that looked like a small mushroom cloud, that quickly turned into this incredible perfect circle of smoke. Nobody had a clue what it was, but while walking down the street later we learned an electrical transformer had exploded, catching fire and sending this amazing explosive cloud into the air. The transformer itself fell onto a truck, crushing its toolbox and setting the truck on fire. Awesome!"

Or then there is this...

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It does look like a votex ring. I'd never heard of that phenomena before.

It does not appear to be going up very fast, so it probably was not explosives involved. Also the girl probably would have heard the explosion. Maybe a very hot, but small fire, that made some initial black smoke, but very little after getting started?

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Well, I think the little girl in The Twilight Zone who keeps the little town with people in it has grown up and started smoking. Smoke circles. :P

Edited by MJNYC
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Interesting reading and viewing, this whole vortex thing is something completely new to me.

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Posted (edited)

Here it is cropped and 4 It is neat how it threads back into itself--going narrower as one goes clockwise.

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The far right is best at showing the narrowing.

Wow Seeder! You nailed it!

Edited by MyOtherAccount
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Too bad they didn't catch video of it in infra red. Looks kind of like a faulty cloaking device on a ship (think star trek) of some kind. Weird.

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someone smoked a joint using really big bong

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I learned something new today.

Edited by Ashyne
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Wicked Cool !!!

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Didn't the American Indians do that from hilltops when the Cavalry was on patrol.

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looks like the 1965 Heflin pics.

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That's a pretty cool black halo looking thingy.

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looks like the 1965 Heflin pics.

I had to look up 1965 Heflin, todays been full of new stuff!

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Posted (edited)

it's a blown transformer that caused the s moke ring

check these as well

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Edited by JGirl
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How interesting. Don't think I've seen that before.

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That came from one big cigar :w00t:

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Very cool if real,there could be a chance its a hoax of some kind

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