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'Shape-shifting' UFO filmed over Belfast

Posted on Thursday, 19 September, 2013 | Comment icon 74 comments

The object was sighted over Belfast. Image Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 Zoney / Wiki
A family in Northern Ireland have filmed a strange object in the skies over the capital this week.
Footage of the object has gone viral since appearing on YouTube a few days ago. According to the video caption, the object, which seems to gradually change shape, was traveling in a westerly direction behind Cavehill which overlooks the city of Belfast.

While being hailed as a typical UFO sighting by some, others, such as the cameraman, believe the object could be something a bit different. Describing it as an "inter-dimensional being", he goes on to claim that the object has "legs" and that not only has he filmed something similar before but that objects like this have been sighted in countries all over the world.

In contrast, some Internet users commenting on the footage have suggested that the object is actually a balloon or kite that appears to be changing shape due to the way the light is reflecting off of its surface, an explanation that would certainly seem to be a lot more plausible.

The original YouTube video can be viewed below.

Comments (74)

Tags: UFO, Northern Ireland

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #65 Posted by doctorjlt on 21 September, 2013, 19:51
Oops. Apparently the photo is available. My bad.
Comment icon #66 Posted by Star Man on 21 September, 2013, 19:53
You start get into the 30% part of ufology If you understand these video, nice beginning.
Comment icon #67 Posted by Jacques Terreur on 22 September, 2013, 16:02
for me, it kind of works the other way round. I took the vids that were posted by myself or others as examples to illustrate what it MIGHT have been, instead of ET's spaceship. I post stuff as comparison merely, unless is claim "THIS IS THE EXACT OBJECT FILMED IN BELFAST; TURNED OUT TO BE AN INFLATED HORSE-(/Question mark-/man with jetpack-) BALLOON!"
Comment icon #68 Posted by pallidin on 22 September, 2013, 17:39
I trust that "skeptics" of the balloon theory in this case do know that thare are helium ballons, some quite large, in the shape of ET-UFO's. Not that this one looks like a "ET-UFO" at all. Some are available online, most are "hand-made" and medium-large, to allow flashing LED's and such if desired. Most of these are made from reflective mylar, to give the illusion of a solid metal skin. One "giveaway" that they are balloons is that they seem to be moved and affected by the wind in a rather chaotic, slow manner, as opposed to ziping around at 3... [More]
Comment icon #69 Posted by Helga on 24 September, 2013, 6:39
History channel did a documentary on Unidentified Flying Humans (or Humanoids) same object as in this video and from all over the world, I saw the clip on Alien Disclosure.
Comment icon #70 Posted by zoser on 24 September, 2013, 19:00
Still better to qualify your posts I would have thought. Save's people speculating regarding your intention. Some of them appear to be totally still yet contorting. That's not the action of a balloon.
Comment icon #71 Posted by Jacques Terreur on 24 September, 2013, 19:15
please keep in mind that most of the time i post rather quick (in little pauses at work for example) - and ALWAYS in a foreign language...thx!
Comment icon #72 Posted by zoser on 24 September, 2013, 19:23
It wasn't a rebuke JT. Some (skeptics) have a habit of entering unqualified posts on the forum a bit like throwing in 'Molotov Cocktails' as if to kill the enquiry. I was just cautioning against that. That's all.
Comment icon #73 Posted by Talion on 24 September, 2013, 21:56
Oddly shapped ballon? Will we ever truly know?
Comment icon #74 Posted by Jacques Terreur on 25 September, 2013, 4:32
got it. but i gotta tell you, i am not a "skeptic" in this definition of "denying everything just for the sake of it". I've seen stuff twice in my life that left me without being able to explain WTF it was. But that's all there is to say about it. Just because I wasn't able to explain, doesn't mean it was an alien spaceship. And that's my whole attitude towards the UFO phenomenon. I find it fascinating since i was a boy, but i haven't seen anything so far that would convince me to believe in anything else than that they are mistaken, made up, ... [More]

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