Thursday, September 29, 2016
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Mysterious black ring filmed over UK


Posted on Monday, 14 April, 2014 | Comment icon 72 comments

The ring hovered in the air for three minutes. Image Credit: YouTube / SWNS TV / Georgina Heap
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.

Grabbing her iPhone she filmed the ring for three minutes before it vanished. Her footage has generated a great deal of interest since appearing online and nobody is quite sure what to make of it.

"It's a truly bizarre image," said former MoD UFO researcher Nick Pope. "It looks like a smoke ring, but I can't see where it could have come from."

Other theories put forward include the suggestion that the ring could either be a swarm of insects or some form of rare meteorological phenomenon.


Source: Mail Online | Comments (72)

Tags: Ring


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #63 Posted by sinewave on 21 April, 2014, 6:28
Vortex rings are white. The black ring of Lemington Spa doesn't alter shape and slowly drifts away from the tree. Firefighters reported no fires in the area and the Met Office said it wasn't weather related. The UFO expert Nick Pope said it was unusual behavour for any insects to do this and didn't think it was a smoke ring. But someone said it came from Warwick Castle where they were shooting fireballs during a trbuchet show. The color depends entirely on what made them and is technically irrelevant.
Comment icon #64 Posted by Nicany on 22 April, 2014, 18:45
the vortex ring thing is cool. but here's something I've seen on "Fact or faked," on this. Suposedly, smokey rings in the sky are disguised portals extraterestrials made to come here and go back quickly. But it can also be a ring of smoke from, say, a large balloon that went ablaze.
Comment icon #65 Posted by theotherguy on 22 April, 2014, 18:54
It was a vortex ring naturally created by a departing alien spaceship. All questions answered.
Comment icon #66 Posted by OverSword on 22 April, 2014, 19:42
the vortex ring thing is cool. but here's something I've seen on "Fact or faked," on this. Suposedly, smokey rings in the sky are disguised portals extraterestrials made to come here and go back quickly. Well since there is zero proof of ET's visiting then a baloon must have exploded. I hope nobody was hurt.
Comment icon #67 Posted by seeder on 22 April, 2014, 19:48
Suposedly, smokey rings in the sky are disguised Disguised? When everyone can see them?
Comment icon #68 Posted by DieChecker on 22 April, 2014, 20:21
the vortex ring thing is cool. but here's something I've seen on "Fact or faked," on this. A better game on UM would be "Fact or Fiction". Suposedly, smokey rings in the sky are disguised portals extraterestrials made to come here and go back quickly. Fiction. But it can also be a ring of smoke from, say, a large balloon that went ablaze. Probably also Fiction. Most balloons are filled with helium, which doesn't burn. And the materials used in the balloon are usually not explosive enough to make a cloud of smoke. Perhaps the burner off a hot air balloon? But then someone surely would have repo... [More]
Comment icon #69 Posted by Nicany on 2 May, 2014, 17:46
Disguised? When everyone can see them? Well... "disguised" doesn't allways mean "Can-not-be-seen". Sometimes just "can-not-be-recognised-as-what-it-really-is".
Comment icon #70 Posted by seeder on 2 May, 2014, 18:33
Well... "disguised" doesn't allways mean "Can-not-be-seen". Sometimes just "can-not-be-recognised-as-what-it-really-is". Ok so aliens/ufo's feel the need to be disguised eh? Why could that be when our radars would pick them up anyway?
Comment icon #71 Posted by sinewave on 2 May, 2014, 18:33
Well... "disguised" doesn't allways mean "Can-not-be-seen". Sometimes just "can-not-be-recognised-as-what-it-really-is". The round dent it my couch cushion is a cleverly disguised portal to the noxious gas dimension.
Comment icon #72 Posted by seeder on 2 May, 2014, 18:39
The round dent it my couch cushion is a cleverly disguised portal to the noxious gas dimension.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

5775302
261801
162689

 
Catholic Church: 'exorcists in urgent demand'
9-29-2016
A rise in occult and superstitious practices has allegedly brought about a major exorcist shortage.
'Bigfoot' picked up on live eagle nest webcam
9-29-2016
A live feed from an eagle's nest in Michigan has recorded a mysterious figure wandering around below.
SpaceX plans to send humans to Mars by 2022
9-28-2016
Elon Musk has outlined his extraordinarily ambitious plans to make mankind an interplanetary species.
Proteins found in prehistoric ostrich eggs
9-28-2016
Scientists have discovered the world's oldest genetic information within 3.8 million-year-old eggshells.
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
World's largest rock band
Posted 9-29-2016 | 2 comments
This Chinese rock band has 953 members including 349 singers and 154 guitarists.
 
Alaska's bubbling lakes
Posted 9-28-2016 | 0 comments
Many lakes in the boreal regions of Alaska are emitting copious amounts of methane gas.
 
Elephants unite
Posted 9-27-2016 | 0 comments
Two elephant families decide to join together on the plains of Africa in this BBC wildlife clip.
 
Why do we get pruney fingers in water ?
Posted 9-26-2016 | 2 comments
Why do your fingers turn in to prunes when you stay in the bath too long ?
 
Crushing shoes
Posted 9-25-2016 | 0 comments
What happens when you crush shoes in a high-powered hydraulic press ?
 
 View: More videos
Stories & Experiences
Black magic
9-27-2016 | Mineral Wells, Texas
 
Crying mother
9-27-2016 | Centrol Mexico
 
Red-faced monster
9-14-2016 | Lox Florida
 
Locked door
9-14-2016 | Ho Chi Minh city/Vietnam
 
The visit
9-9-2016 | West Palm Beach, Fl
 
Translucent silent UFO
9-9-2016 | Brisbane/Australia
 
Sleep paralysis and strange activity
9-1-2016 | Tarpon Springs, FL
 
Blackout? Possession?
9-1-2016 | Canada
 
Golden ring eyes
8-29-2016 | USA
 
Shared grief experience
8-29-2016 | Scotland, UK
 

         More stories | Send us your story
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2015
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ